Natasha Di Ciano
Founding Director and Chair

Entrepreneur, Australian businesswoman and creator of Dine for Life, Natasha is renowned for bringing her ideas to life while inspiring others to make a positive impact in our world. A recipient of the honourable Western Australia’s Business News 40under40 Award, Natasha leads an executive career as Founding Director of NXT Enterprise Ltd, a company that has developed an innovative building system for residential, commercial and low-cost humanitarian projects, creating housing, employment and skills training in developing nations. Natasha previously founded EGAMI, advising professionals on their image and developed an accredited youth leadership program for schools, universities and the Miss Universe program in Western Australia. She was a partner of a leading search firm and earlier held commercial finance roles.

Natasha holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Law, is a CPA, has qualifications in behavioural sciences, image and brand management. A Member of the Institute of Company Directors she has extensive experience in governance, public relations, and established networks in the business community.

“Dine for Life encourages those of us that are blessed in life, to stand up for those who are oppressed. The exploitation of women and children is a human rights issue and the vulnerable need a voice. We all have the ability to create change, and change that is needed now.”

Andjelka Matic
Founding Director

Ideas girl, traveller and luxury habitué, Andjelka’s experiences internationally have introduced her to big ideas and global concepts that help shape Dine for Life from being an ordinary charity to an inspired organization. Andjelka’s background in education and journalism led to successfully running two businesses of her own, a specialised electronic music school and a media services company focused on outdoor and non-traditional advertising. Today, she is based in London, following her creative passion and working as an accomplished makeup artist.

Andjelka holds a Bachelors in Education and Journalism and an Executive Cert. in Event Management.

“Dine for Life demonstrates how a small group of individuals can affect significant change to the world around them. My passion for helping women and children in the most extreme circumstances of human suffering and exploitation is a huge driver for steering Dine for Life to the greater world stage.” 

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Bruce Arnold
Director

Bruce Arnold is a Dine for Life board member, and is the CFO & Company Secretary of Rum Jungle Resources Ltd. A Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience, Bruce has previously held roles at OceanaGold Corporation, Agri Energy Ltd and Ticor Ltd. He has vast experience across the public sector and has been exposed to multiple Corporate Trusts over his career.

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Economics (Business, Finance and Commerce) from the University of New England and has completed an Advanced Management Program at the Mt. Eliza Business School.

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Susannah Haines
Board Member

Susannah Haines is a Dine for Life Board Member and has been a practising lawyer in several in-house counsel roles over the past 6 years. Susannah also has a Certificate in Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute. Dine for Life is Susannah’s first board role, although she has long been interested in getting involved in the not-for-profit sector.

Susannah holds a Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Arts.

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Susan Hunter
Company Secretary

Susan Hunter is the Company Secretary for Dine for Life and Owner and Principal of Hunter Corporate, an advisory firm specialising in the provision of company secretarial and corporate governance services. Susan has held a successful career spanning 22 years’ in the corporate finance industry in senior management roles at Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bankwest and boutique corporate advisory firm, Norvest Corporate.  Susan has  extensive experience in the role of Company Secretary and Non-executive Director positions for ASX, TSX and AIM listed companies.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) and Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment, Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance, is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Susan is passionate about offering her skills to support Dine for Life’s cause and to create a positive impact within our global community.