About us

We are a proudly Tasmanian, not-for profit organisation dedicated to providing a number of solutions that change lives for the better.

About Colony 47
Our history
Our Values and the Strategic Plan towards 2019
Foundation 47

Our Board

Graham Flower, Chair

Graham is Managing Director of Hexagon, a consultancy specialising in leadership, organisational development and employee engagement. A Fellow of the AICD, Graham has extensive experience as a...

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Clyde Eastaugh, Deputy Chair

Clyde is a property professional, Company Director, businessman and is involved in Tasmanian not for profit organisations. He is currently a practicing Town Planner, Property Valuer and Advisor, a...

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Marg Marshall, Treasurer

Marg is a partner with Wise Lord and Ferguson and has over 20 years experience in chartered accounting firms. She is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Business (University of Southern...

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Nick Evans

Nick is Deputy Secretary in the Department of Justice. He has held senior roles in social policy and service delivery in Education, Human Services and Premier and Cabinet. He has qualifications in...

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Anne-Marie Stranger

Anne-Marie is Executive Manager of Tasmanian Health Service at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). She holds a Masters of Public Health and a Graduate Fellowship Australasian College...

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Katherine Hough

Katherine is a Senior Executive at University of Tasmania and brings with her a wealth of experience working with Government and in-depth expertise in arts and cultural...

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Janelle O’Reilly

Janelle is Company Secretary and General Counsel at TasFoods Limited and comes to Colony 47’s Board with law and corporate governance...

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Mandy Richardson

Mandy is a business management contractor and consultant, Fellow of CPA Australia and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mandy has over 20 years’ experience in senior...

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Jarred Moore


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Our people

Danny Sutton

Chief Executive Officer


Glen O’Keefe

Health & Wellbeing Services Manager


Didi Okwechime

Housing & Homeless Services Manager

Simon Wise

Market Development Manager


Carol Phillips

People & Culture Advisor



Fraser Petrie

People & Business Manager