The team

on the frontline.

The Foundation on the frontline

Meet our team

As employees of the Foundation, we work closely with those on the frontline, giving us an in-depth understanding of what clinicians and researchers need in order to have a tangible impact where it counts most. We are working together to fuel the fight at the frontline of children’s healthcare.

Executive Team

Carrick Robinson

Chief Executive Officer

In a career spanning over 25 years, Carrick has held senior leadership roles in the not for profit and corporate sectors as a Director, CEO and senior executive. Carrick has extensive marketing, communications, fundraising, business management and governance experience.
Carrick is an Alumni of Leadership WA, the Cranlana Program and has advised a range of philanthropic organisations as well as mentored a number of young executives in the not for profit sector.

Caroline Webb

Chief Operating Officer

Working at the Foundation I have a front row seat to the huge impact our generous donors and supporters are making everyday. As a parent of two young children I feel privileged to do my small part in helping transform the healthcare of sick kids in WA.

MARK PUGSLEY

Head of Corporate Services

In a nutshell after spending almost my entire career in the hustle and bustle of the finance sector I wanted to move to a not for profit where hopefully some of my skills would be of use. Knowing I might be contributing to improving the lives of others while at the same time improving my own life (by removing some of the stress and urgency in my day to day work) seemed to be a win win for me. I guess what I am saying I wanted to ease up but not stop and my priorities were more about getting a better life balance!

Team Leads

Jacquie Spiller

Fundraising Lead

Driven by the belief that all kids deserve to live their best life possible, the PCHF was an absolute no-brainer for me to be a part of! Having a direct impact on kids in need is what motivates me daily. I love working alongside a diverse range of organisations that in return provide transformational impacts for the kids of WA.
Amy Birch PCHF

Amy Birch

Marketing Lead

I am passionate about children’s health and working in the not-for-profit space – so the Foundation is the perfect marrying of these passions. As a mother of two, I am humbled every day to work in an environment that supports WA children and families to live happy, healthy lives.

Perth Children's Hospital Foundation

Candice Wootton

Operations Lead

After a lengthy career in the private sector, I recently made the leap into the not-for-profit space to focus on work that delivers deep community benefit. I’m proud to work in an environment that elevates the priority of children’s health and increases the quality and accessibility of healthcare through direct investment. My role at the Foundation is to guide strategic thought through to day-to-day operations, ensuring we continue to achieve our goals.

Amanda Zaffino

Grants Lead

It is a privilege to work for the Foundation, where every day I get to see the positive impacts made for children and families in WA through our grants program. Witnessing the incredible generosity of our donors is so inspiring and makes it possible for us to help give sick kids and young people the opportunity to live their healthiest and happiest lives.

Di Skea

Corporate Services Lead

The Power of Focus – focus on what you want and you will create it – a daily inspiration for coming to work to help make a difference to the families and children less fortunate than my own.
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