Luke Sayers is the Chief Executive Officer of PwC Australia and Vice Chairman for PwC Asia Pacific. Luke leads a team of more than 500 partners and over 6,500 staff who are focused on helping Australian businesses solve their biggest challenges in an ever changing world. In addition to his work at PwC, Luke has long term commitments to community organisations and external Boards. He is currently on the Board of the Carlton Football Club and chairs the Melbourne Chapter of the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN). He is also a member of Monash University’s Industry Council of Advisors (MICA), the Genazzano FCJ College Council, and leads the Victorian Branch of the Male Champions of Change. Luke is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is proud to take up a board position with e.motion21 alongside his wife and founder, Cate Sayers.
Cate is the Founder of e.motion21. With a background in human movement science and music, Cate is passionate about creating health and social opportunities for young people with Down syndrome so they can fulfil their potential, feel they belong, and show the world how valuable they are. After 6 years as the volunteer CEO Cate is excited to take up a Board role enabling her to focus more on her family. She continues to drive the creative vision of the organisation. Cate is the mother of four beautiful daughters, one of which has Down syndrome and who is the inspiration behind e.motion21.
Jason is an Executive Director of JBWere. Jason’s key focus in a 21 year career in financial services has been advising individual clients and their families and not for profit organisations on investment and financial planning strategies. Jason has worked with JBWere for the last 15 years and during that time has held various senior positions including Victorian Manager of Private Wealth Management for four years and Partner of JBWere Goldman Sachs. Jason takes a keen interest in the philanthropic services that JBWere offers to its clients, providing strategic advice to private philanthropists, boards and committees on donor strategies and structuring; investment strategy and the running of private ancillary funds. Through his leadership roles at JBWere, Jason has gained extensive experience in both business strategy development and execution across a range of areas, including product and service development and people management. Prior to JBWere, Jason’s was a Chartered Accountant, working over six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen. Jason is a currently a committee member of the Victorian Adviser Committee of the Family Business Association and a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia. Jason has had previous experience with the health sector, working on the Investment Sub Committee of the Public Health Association.