Leadership & Governance

As a charity operating in 21 countries, the Movember Foundation complies with a range of regulatory and governance obligations. We take these responsibilities very seriously and are committed to best practice levels of transparency, accountability and governance.

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Leadership and governance structure

The Movember Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors, who delegate part of their work to specialised committees to ensure that the organisation holds itself to the highest standards.

Movember Foundation Board of Directors

The Board's role is to ensure that the Movember Foundation maintains the highest standards of performance, governance, accountability, transparency and cost to fundraising ratios. The Board annually reviews the performance of the CEO and the Executive Director of Programmes. Our Board is skills-based, with members each bringing a wide range of expertise and experience.

In keeping with the Movember Foundation’s focus on minimising administrative costs, all Board members are unpaid for their directorships. The below mentioned Board Members also constitute (in the same composition) the Board of Movember Europe.

Owen Sharp
Executive Director, CEO
Adam Garone
Executive Director, Chief Mo Bro
Paul Villanti
Executive Director, Programmes
Andrew Gibbins
Non-Executive Director
Prof. Colleen Nelson
Non-Executive Director
Nick Reece
Non-Executive Director
Katherine Howard
Non-executive Director
Simon Traynor
Non-executive Director
Kellie Johnston
Non-executive Director

Global Leadership Team

Responsible for executing the strategies set by the Board of Directors, the Global Leadership Team ensure relevant, transparent and accountable outcomes in line with the Movember Foundation’s vision.

 
Mark Buzza
Director Global Biomedical Research Programmes
JC
Director Global Innovations & Co-founder
 
Sarah Coghlan
Global Director of Health Promotion
Kevin Edwards
Chief Marketing Officer
Elaine Farrelly
Chief Operations Officer
 
Adam Garone
Chief Mo Bro & Co-founder
Mark Hedstrom
Director, Programs Commercialisation
Byron Hill
Head of Technology
 
Paul Mitcheson
Director, Cause & Brand Marketing
Juliette Smith
Global Marketing & Communications Director
Paul Villanti
Executive Director, Programmes
 
Charlotte Webb
Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Phil Williamson
Human Resources Director
 
 
 
 

Global Scientific Committee

Oversees the implementation of the Movember Foundation’s Global Action Plan and provides strategic thought leadership and advice on prostate and testicular cancer research.

Global Men's Health Advisory Committee

Oversees the implementation of the Movember Foundation’s Global Men’s Health Strategy. Informs the prioritisation of our men’s health investment opportunities through:

  • Strategic thought leadership on opportunities and gaps in the field of men’s health and wellbeing
  • Establishing working groups to draw on country-specific or local expertise
  • Assisting in the design of, and participating in, global activities to share the learning outcomes of our men’s health programmes
Don McCreary
Chair
Men's health consultant and owner, DRM Scientific Consulting
Susan Beaton
Principal Consultant, Susan Beaton Consulting
Alain Brunet
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Ehon Chan
Executive Director, Social Entrepreneurship, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)
Judy Y. Chu
Affiliated Faculty member, Program in Human Biology, Stanford University
Steven Cummins
Professor of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Adam Garone
Chief Mo Bro & Co-founder, Movember Foundation
Nancy Rhodes
Assistant Professor, Advertising & Public Relations Dept., Michigan Stage University
Jon Willis
Research Director, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, University of Queensland

Global Prostate Cancer Health Outcomes Committee

Provides strategic thought leadership, oversight, review and advice on prostate cancer survivorship solutions, programmes and interventions.

Finance and Audit Committee

Ensures the reliability and integrity of information prepared for the Board of Directors, the integrity of internal controls, and the effectiveness of the external audit function.

Remuneration Committee

Sets the organisational remuneration policy, including reviewing and setting the remuneration of the CEO, Executive Director of Programs, and key leaders.