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Natalie Mogford Global Village

NATALIE MOGFORD | CO-FOUNDER | CEO

Natalie has previously co-founded and led two marketing agencies over her 20-year career. A passionate community advocate, for the last 12 years, Natalie has been working on projects that have benefited individuals and communities.  Determined to ensure everyone has the opportunity to live the life they choose, Natalie looks for ways and programs that cut through and create real change.

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OLIVIA BROWN | CO-FOUNDER | COO

Olivia’s role as Marketing Advisor to Global Village became something more when she decided to leave her role at Mercedes-Benz to join Natalie to bring this movement to life bringing 18 years of corporate experience covering advertising, digital, CRM, lead management, retention, data, system implementation and system governance.  Olivia loves to intersect people, technology and meaning.

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BIANCA LOIACONO | VISUAL INTERPRETER

A creative storyteller, Bianca's true art-form is her ability to weave art, illustration and creative direction, bringing words to life.  With an intent to form shape, Bianca is a visual interpreter with simple yet powerful illustrations that move you.  Her ability to artistically express the being of Global Village is a powerful source for connection. 

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KRIJSTELLE LIAO | UX DESIGNER           

It was after graduating from a Bachelor of Industrial Design, that Krijstelle discovered the world of UX, where she could combine her experience in design thinking, visual design, programming, business and behavioural psychology.   She combines her deep understanding of the problem being solved and with fresh and clever designs for users.

ADVISORS

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MELANIE GOW  |  COMMUNITY & FOUNDATION ADVISOR

Previous Deputy CEO &  Chief of Staff at World Vision Australia. Over 20 years experience in policy, advocacy, government relations, public engagement. Deputy Director for International Policy and Advocacy in Geneva. President of the NGO Group: Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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MICHAEL DA GAMA PINTO  | COMMERCIAL ADVISOR

CEO and Founder at The Foundry fund. Previous CFO Swisse Wellness, 2015 Australian CFO of the year, Director of Investments at Harbert Australia Private Equity and Non-Executive Director of FastTrack.

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NAOMI SEDDON  |  LEGAL & EMPLOYEE ADVISOR

Dual qualified attorney (Australia and United States) and Shareholder (Partner) of Littler Mendelson P.C., the largest U.S. based law firm exclusively devoted to market entry and providing global legal solutions for businesses in the US and Australia. 

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LUCIO RIBEIRO  | AI & DIGITAL ADVISOR      

Co-Founder and Managing Director Online Circle Digital, globally awarded digital agency based in Melbourne. Marketing + AI thought leader, IBM Think Keynote 2018 and Co-Founder of SaaS service Social Pulse, an AI augmented platform for social media automation and entity resource planning.

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CRAIG MURPHY  | TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR      

20+ years in IT in house and consultancy roles.  Currently Cloud Lead at IBM Australia. Specialties in  IAAS, PAAS, SAAS.  Core skill is ability to understand both business and developer needs to drive commercial outcomes.  Heavily involved in the Australian start up community. 

 
 

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