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Jonathan Casson, Principal

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Dominic Cudmore, Senior Lawyer

Jonathan Casson is an experienced legal practitioner, Chartered Secretary, Chartered Governance Professional and non-executive company director. He is a specialist in legal, governance, corporate and commercial advice for not-for-profit associations and charities.


He has extensive leadership experience and business acumen both on company boards and in corporate life. A lifelong learner, Jonathan is a regular author of articles and presenter at seminars, conferences, and workshops on both legal and governance topics.

Dominic Cudmore is a practising lawyer based in Sydney. He possesses extensive experience in many areas of law in both the government and private sectors.

From 2009 to 2011 Dominic undertook higher studies at the Institut d'études théologiques (IET) in Brussels, Belgium.

Dominic's areas of expertise embrace property law, equity, NFP and charities law, NFP tax, employment law, human rights and discrimination, child protection, education law, governance, community law, cy près schemes, family provisions applications, professional standards, NFP mergers and acquisitions, legal training, pro bono practice, facilitation and mediation.

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Kathy Nguyen, Senior Lawyer

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Keith Roberts, Consultant

Kathy has extensive experience working with associations both nationally and in the Asia-Pacific, on association structure, operations and governance. She has reviewed hundreds of constitutions, and regularly presents to organisations on membership, governance and events.

Kathy has worked for Associations Forum, the Governance Institute of Australia, Ernst & Young, the Trade Association Forum in London and for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Kathy holds Bachelors of Laws & Business.

Keith is a Chartered Secretary and provides consulting services to, and runs workshops for associations in the areas of governance and restructures. He has practical experience in introducing a range of governance measures to Boards, including processes on reporting, integrity, conflict of interest management, Board selection and performance.

Keith was Chief Executive and Company Secretary of the Epilepsy Association for almost 14 years where he was involved with three restructurings of the Board and constitution. He has also participated on the Boards of two industry associations.


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Srividhya Sita Rama,
Governance Advisor

Srividhya is an Associate Company Secretary of the Corporate Governance Institute UK and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

She has extensive experience in due diligence, secretarial audits, labour laws and secretarial compliance in manufacturing and real estate.Further, she has experience in drafting corporate legal agreements such as technical know-hows, joint venture and collaborations and advising companies on corporate governance. 

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