Board of Governors
President: Bruno Camarri AM LLB
“I am involved with Meerilinga because of its commitment to the advancement of children, particularly, within their family and the community.”
Since 1969, Bruno has worked as a corporate lawyer, primarily representing clients in energy and natural resources, construction and technology industries. From 1979 to 1987, Bruno was the managing partner of the Perth office and a member of Freehills’ National Board. He is now a senior member of Freehills’ National Energy and Resources team.
He has advised both private industry and government in relation to joint ventures, sale, purchase and delivery of assets and commodities, financing, construction, foreign and local takeovers, taxation, capital raisings, due diligence, titles (including native title), corporate governance and technology transfer. Between 1994 and 1996, he was Senior Counsel for the Western Australian Commission on Government.
Bruno is also a private investor in farming, engineering, land subdivisions and tourism and actively participates in these businesses.
He has been the Chairman of Board of Governors of Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation Inc since 1994, is the Patron of United Way (WA) Inc. and is a Trustee of The Royal Institute for the Blind Foundation. Bruno is a Member of the College of Law Advisory Board, University of Notre Dame Australia and was awarded the Butterworth’s Lawyers Community Service Award (1998), the St. Georges Rotary Community Services Award (1999) ), named a Paul Harris Fellow (1999) by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International and honored as a member of the Order of Australia 9 June 2008.
Vice President: Fiona Lander
Fiona Lander is a Partner with Deloitte Australia, working in the Public Sector Consulting area.
She was previously an Executive General Manager with Perth Airport Pty Ltd for more than six years, where she had responsibility for a range of functions over time including policy, government relations, stakeholder engagement, communications and media management, customer complaints, marketing, business systems and risk management, human resources and information technology.
Prior to joining Perth Airport, Fiona held a range of Senior Executive roles in human service portfolios in the State Government for more than 10 years. She has also worked for a number of State and Commonwealth Ministers providing policy advice.
Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science), an Executive Master of Public Administration and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Fiona holds a number of non-executive director board positions including Director – Youth Focus and Vice President – Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation and was formerly a Director – Fremantle Port Authority, Members – Women’s Advisory Council and Member – Healthway.
Treasurer: David Morrison
In 2018, Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation welcomed David Morrison to the Meerilinga Board. With a career spanning in excess of 25 years, David is a hands-on strategic marketer who has led a number of major client projects in the fields of brand development, digital strategy, television production and employee value proposition development and implementation. He holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Curtin University with Honours in Marketing.
After commencing with Adcorp Australia Ltd as General Manager of WA in 2003, in March 2011, David was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. As well as managing the company’s marketing agency operations across Australia and New Zealand, he has also spear-headed the establishment and growth of Showrunner Productions, Adcorp’s television production company and managed the investment in the global start-up video production business, Shootsta.
David is also a Director of Volunteering Western Australia, the peak body for volunteering that aims to strengthen communities through volunteering by connecting volunteers from all walks of life with community-based initiatives and organisations.