About us

Board of Directors

Simon is an experienced Supply Chain and Manufacturing executive with extensive experience in large businesses.

He started his career managing beer distribution operations for one of the major brewers in the UK before moving to Australia. Subsequent experience has been primarily in the Chemicals businesses of Orica and Ixom.  He has had functional responsibility for Safety Health and Environment Management, and Business Improvement teams. He is commercially focused, having experience on senior management teams running business up to 1.5M turnover and control of large operating and capital budgets.

He has had a lifelong interest in the welfare of animals, is a self-proclaimed ‘dog’ person and has supported the Home for many years. He has two spoilt dogs, the second of which was adopted from the Home.

Richard Cameron was appointed to the Board of The Lost Dogs Home in October 2018.

Richard is the Principal of Cameron Consulting Group Pty Ltd, specialising in the provision of management advice to the financial services and professional services sectors.

Richard has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services sector, including 17 years as a Credit Union Chief Executive and as a Director and Chairman of companies in the information technology, superannuation and disability sectors.

Richard holds qualifications in business including a Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Ms Tanya Khan is an association executive and lawyer with 20 years’ experience in private, not-for-profit and public sector organisations. Tanya is currently Vice President & Managing Director, Australia and Asia Pacific, for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). In her role Tanya oversees all ACC operations in the region, including initiatives in the areas of membership growth, education, advocacy, development of resources and communications that support ACC’s members and advance ACC’s visibility and growth.

Tanya has a Bachelor of Laws, an MBA from Melbourne Business School and is a life-long animal lover. Tanya is committed to assisting organisations achieve superior commercial and strategic outcomes, and legal and risk profiles, and looks forward to using her extensive experience to help the Lost Dogs Home deliver on its Strategic Plan objectives.

Tanya was appointed to the Lost Dogs Home Board in April 2017.

Sharon Rowland is a veterinarian with over 28 years in clinical practice. She holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from Melbourne University and a Masters of Veterinary Studies from Murdoch University.

She has international experience, having practised in the UK, New Zealand and North America, both in private and not for profit practices. Currently, Sharon is a partner in a small animal clinic in inner Melbourne.

Sharon brings to the Lost Dog’s Home Board a strong passion for animal welfare and the human-animal bond. She looks forward to using her experience to advocate for the animals in the Home’s care, and assisting in shaping and guiding the strategy as a member of the Board. Sharon
was appointed to the Board in August 2018.