Yih-Jeh has over 15 years of global experience in strategic business and technology transformation working with large international organisations, ASX listed companies and not-for-profits. Currently, Yih-Jeh is the Product Manager Leader for the deposit portfolio at Bank Australia, and previously worked for The Fred Hollows Foundation as Head of Innovation and Save the Children Australia as Head of Strategy and Business Consulting. She started her career and worked for over 12 years with Accenture specialising in the Financial Services and International Development sector. Yih-Jeh brings a unique blend of business, innovation, digital, technology, strategy, organisational transformation and governance experience to the ChildFund Australia board.
Philippa Venning is Vice President at Abt Associates. Based in Canberra, she leads Abt’s technical team to provide quality advice and implementation across the breadth of Abt’s programs. Philippa leads DFAT-funded programs in women’s economic empowerment, governance and health across Asia and the Pacific.
Prior to joining Abt, Philippa worked for DFAT, the World Bank, United Nations Development Program, and several NGOs. Her most recent role at DFAT was Deputy Head of Mission in Timor-Leste. For DFAT and the World Bank, Philippa designed and implemented governance, service delivery and gender programs in Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands and Indonesia. She has spent 12 years working in the Asia-Pacific region in addition to over 14 years’ experience in Australia.
Before becoming a development professional, Philippa spent several years as a corporate lawyer working for Allens Linklaters in Sydney and Singapore.
Philippa joined the ChildFund Australia board in November 2023.