Board

Charles Collingwood-Boots

Charles is a Director at KPMG, leading their dedicated collaboration consulting practice across federal government and ACT.

Prior to this, Charles ran his own boutique consulting business for 6 years, which operated across Asia Pacific. Charles specialises in strategic planning and development, collaborative innovation and business model design.

Charles studied a bachelor of Business, majoring in Property Economics at the University of Western Sydney. His knowledge of strategy, collaboration and execution will be vital in assisting EGA deliver its mission as well as maximising our resources and benefits to our target audience and partners.

Caylie Saunders

Caylie holds both a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of International Relations. Her experience in sports administration, governance and legal matters are invaluable to EGA, the development of disabled golf and exposure to the Paralympic movement.

Caylie is currently working for Expo 2020 which is a World Expo to be hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to this she was working for the Abu Dhabi 2019 Special Olympics World Games following on from her role as the Sport Entries Manager for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Previously she was the Manager of Sport Services for Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and spent 4 years at The Office of Environment and Heritage.

Amanda Quayle

Amanda is a Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Consultant for Construction Project Management. Amanda is currently working on a once in a generation Rail project, Inland Rail. She has 15 years experience in Communications, Engagement, Marketing and Events across government, private and not for profit sectors.

She holds a media degree from Macquarie University. Her experience in marketing, communications and sponsorship are key for EGA to grow their clinics around Australia.

James Gribble

James Gribble, founder of Empower Golf, is an Australian who is passionate about golf, travel and people. James worked in investment banking in London for 10 years after completing an economics degree at the University of SydneyFollowing an accident in late 2008, he became a quadriplegic and after a long struggle back to golf, he is now one of the only quadriplegic golfers in Australia and arguably the world.

He has been involved with key initiatives focused on improving disabled individuals lives, many with Royal Rehabilitation Hospital in Sydney. James is an ambassador for the Sargood Centre (a new spinal-cord injury lifestyle rehabilitation centre). He therefore possesses a unique combination of passions for golf and helping those with disabilities with a strong corporate background.

Additions to the board will be made in due course to add experience in fundraising as well potentially representatives from other disabled golf associations.