Meet the Team
Chairperson: Jess Karlsson
Jess is passionate about providing inclusive opportunities for all people to grow and connect, as well as safeguarding our most vulnerable people, and have actively advocated for charity’s by advocating and leading physical challenges in fundraising activities such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and cycling 500km to Uluru in one day. Jess has a Bachelor of Exercise Sciences, Diploma of Sport Development, Diploma of Business and Management, and has just been awarded the 2016 Leadership WA Scholarship ‘enabling the rapid advancement of rising leaders’.
Board Director: Christine Truscott
Board Director: Antoine Darque
Equipped with an MBA and MEng, Antoine has advised clients on both technical and commercial aspects of the upstream oil and gas industry (corporate advisor for asset divestment and JV partner searches and facilities engineer for conceptual studies, development projects and operating asset support).
As an Associate Director at PCF Capital, Antoine advised resource companies on asset divestments and joint venture partner searches. He led several multi-million dollar project divestment processes, from initial pitch right through to negotiating sale agreements.
Prior to corporate advisory, Antoine worked as an engineer and consultant, principally in upstream oil and gas projects. Since 2009, Antoine has worked on various engineering projects and studies in the United Kingdom, West Africa and Australia. His experience goes across the project life cycle and includes development options reviews, conceptual studies, detailed design and operating facility support.
Antoine holds an MBA (Tracey Horton Scholar) from The University of Western Australia and a MEng (First Class Honours) from The University of Manchester. Antoine has been a member of the My Care My Choice Board since 2019.
Board Director: Darren von Bergheim
A passionate community and social services professional with a Post Graduate Certificate focused in Business (Management) from Edith Cowan University. Strong interpersonal skills and a strategic business mindset are key traits Darren looks to apply in leading and collaborating within various team environments he associates with. Darren has been a member of the My Care My Choice Board since 2019.
Board Director: Leigh Hunter
She is a proactive finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in financial services, including both superannuation and banking.
She is also a highly proactive, passionate, engaging and a result-driven professional who has demonstrated success in driving business development opportunities and market expansion across the superannuation and banking industries.
Her professional and personal brand is built on the best interest of her clients.
Passionate about community events Leigh regularly volunteers and is currently on the MDC committee helping to raise much needed funds and is also on her child’s Primary School Board.
Leigh has been a member of the My Care My Choice Board since 2019.