The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Board consists of a Chairman, Vice Chairman and 10 Directors.

Logie-Smith Lanyon Lawyers are the registered Company Secretary.

Our vision is to ensure our diverse heritage is protected and respected, contributing to strong, vibrant and prosperous communities.

Strategic Plan 2018 - 2022

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Ms Kristin Stegley OAM



Kristin has extensive leadership experience in the Victorian cultural, philanthropic and local government sectors. An arts educator for over 20 years, Kristin has been a local government Councillor, Trustee of several philanthropic Foundations, and a political activist. She has volunteered with the National Trust for many years to promote the importance and value of heritage to our cultural well being.


• BBSc (La Trobe)
• Dip Fine & Decorative Arts (Hons) (The Study Centre, London)
• Dip Museum Studies (Hons) (Deakin)


• State Trustees Foundation Advisory Board Member
• Director Arts Appreciation Academy 1986- 2001
• Founding President Brighton Residents for Urban Protection
• Councillor City of Bayside


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Elected Chairman November 2015
• Director Ripponlea Endowment Fund
• Former Deputy Chair
• Inaugural President of the National Trust of Victoria Foundation
• Director and Member of the National Trust of Victoria Foundation
• Former Chair of the Collections Committee
• Member of the Finance and Audit Committee
• Member Marketing & Revenue Generation Committee
• Member of the Governance and Risk Committee
• Director 17 years

Mr Lachlan Molesworth

Deputy Chair


• MBA (Distinction) (University of Oxford)
• LLB (University of Melbourne)
• BEng (Civil) (University of Melbourne)
• Grad Dip Leg Prac (College of Law)


Commercial and administrative law Barrister at the Victorian Bar, with experience in planning and heritage law.


Current positions
• Finance & Audit Committee of the Victorian Bar
• Director of Bromleigh Capital
• Director FIA Australia


Previous positions
• Commonwealth Treasury Adviser
• Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers practicing in taxation law and accounting
• Associate at ICM Agribusiness Australia


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Member of the Finance and Audit Committee 4 years
• Director 3 years

Assoc Prof Ursula M de Jong




• BA (Hons), Grad Dip Ed, PhD Monash University


• Associate Professor and Chair GEDI [Gender Equity Diversity and Inclusion]
• School of Architecture and Built Environment Deakin (retired 19 June 2020)
• Appointed Honorary Associate Professor 31 July 2020
• Scholar of the 19th Century Gothic Revival
• Place researcher
• Church historian
• Member National Liturgical Architecture and Art Council
• Member National Parks Advisory Council
• Chair Reference Areas Advisory Committee
• Member Point Nepean National Park Management Advisory Committee
• Member Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Advisory Board, Deakin
• Recipient of an ARC Linkage Research Grant
• Former Trustee, Commonwealth Government
• Point Nepean Community Trust
• Former Member State Government Point Nepean Advisory Committee
• Former Member Heritage Council Victoria
• Former Member HCV Communications
• Finance and Landscape Advisory Committee
• President Nepean Conservation Group Inc


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Member of the National Trust of Victoria Foundation
• Chair of the Heritage Advocacy Committee
• Member of the Aboriginal Advisory Committee
• Deputy Chair of the Buildings and Estates Committee
• Member Barwon Park 150th Anniversary Working Group
• Member 2016 People’s Ground Joint NTAV/ICOMOS Conference Committee
• Director 16 years

Mr Ian Hamm



Ian is a Yorta Yorta man, raised in Yarrawonga. He is deeply committed to the Trust’s Reconciliation Action Plan and fostering a greater understanding of our shared heritage. Ian’s extensive working career has included both Commonwealth and State governments, in a range of departments and portfolios. His area of expertise is Aboriginal affairs, particularly economic and industry stakeholder development.


• Executive Fellows Program – Australia New Zealand School of Government
• Fellow – Institute of Public Administration Australia (Vic)
• Company Directors Course – Australian Institute of Company Directors
• Executive Education Program – Harvard Business School


• Chair of the First Nations Foundation
• Chair of the Koorie Heritage Trust
• Chair of Connecting Home
• President of Community Broadcasting Foundation
• Board Member of Aboriginal Housing Victoria
• Board Member of Community First Development
• Board Member of Australian Red Cross
• Board Member of Killara Foundation
• Board Member of Yarra Valley Water
• Board Member of Holmesglen TAFE
• Board Member of Inclusive Australia
• Ministerial Member of Camps Committee of Management
• Sessional Member – Planning Panels Victoria


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Chair of the National Trust Aboriginal Advisory Committee
• Director 4 years

Dr Jacqueline Healy



During a career in museum management, she has been committed to increasing community involvement in museums and creating innovative programs.


• BA (Hons)
• PhD (University of Melbourne)


• Director, Museums, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne
• Director of Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
• Director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
• Director of Public Programs, National Gallery of Victoria


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Chair of the Collections and Programming Committee
• Deputy Chair Aboriginal Advisory Committee
• Member of the Finance and Audit Committee
• Member of the Heritage Committee
• Co-Chair, Barwon Park 150th Anniversary Working Party
• Director 9 years

Mr Jock Murphy



• Bachelor of Economics,
• Grad. Dip. Librarianship,
• Grad. Dip. Business (Management),
.• Grad. Dip. Finance & Investment.


Jock is a librarian and was Director Collections at the University of Melbourne Library 2008 – 2013. Prior to that he worked in several positions at the State Library of Victoria 1991 – 2008. In these roles, he was responsible for the two libraries acquiring a number of nationally significant heritage collections. He is currently semi-retired and is a Cultural Gifts Program valuer.


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Director 1977 to 1987 and again since 2015.
• Member Finance & Audit Committee since 2015.
• Member Collections & Programming Committee since 2015.
• Chair Governance & Risk Committee since 2016.
• Director, Australian Council of National Trusts since 2015.

Dr Christina Dyson



• PhD (University of Melbourne)
• Grad Dip Hort (Burnley, University of Melbourne)
• BA (Hons) (University of Sydney)


Christina is a Senior Associate at Context. She has expertise in Australian garden and designed landscape history as well as cultural landscape, urban and built heritage at world, national, state and local levels. She has a particular interest in twentieth-century Australian plant gardens and an aptitude for the assessment and management of complex cultural landscapes. Christina also has a long-standing association with the Australian Garden History Society.


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Chair of the Buildings and Estates Committee
• Deputy Chair of the Heritage Advocacy Committee
• Chair, Victoria’s Heritage Restoration Fund Committee of Management
• Director 5 years

Mr Peter Lamell



• Senior Executive MBA (Melbourne Business School)
• Corporate Finance Program (London Business School)
• B Sc (Hon) (University of Sussex, England)


Peter has served on over 25 boards across the not-for-profit, energy, power, services, technology, and telecommunications sectors. He has broad global senior executive experience having worked in the UK, US, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Canada and Australia with a prime focus on successfully building and turning around a number of complex businesses. He is a Director of the NTAV Foundation, Director of Citywide Service Solutions, member of the Australasian Advisory Board of Aveva Ltd, Chairman of Renew Australia, and is a fellow of the AICD.


Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities
• Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee
• Director of the National Trust of Victoria Foundation
• Member of the Marketing and Fundraising Committee
• Director 5 years

Mr Wayne Degenhardt

Dip Business Studies (Advertising) (RMIT)
Company Directors Course – Australian Institute of Company Directors
Wayne is a highly skilled marketing practitioner, with over 40 years of practical business experience.  He has held senior marketing positions with three Fortune 500 companies and worked as a consultant providing strategic marketing advice to a wide variety of businesses from fledgling SMEs to major international companies.  For more than 30 years, he has served as a director with several private companies.  Former President of the Watercolour Society of Victoria.
Trust Experience & Special Responsibilities 
• Chair of the Marketing and Revenue Generation Committee
• Member of the Appeals Working Group
• Member of the Asset Review Working Group
• Member of the Barwon Park 150th Anniversary Working Group
• President of the National Trust Casey-Cardinia Branch
• Director 1 year

Mr Andrew Logie-Smith

Company Secretary
B Ec (Monash), LLB (Monash), GAICD
Andrew is an experienced corporate lawyer and is the managing partner of Logie-Smith Lanyon, a Melbourne-based law firm.
• Chair, Allard Shelton Real Estate (2016–present)
• Chair, WTFN Entertainment (2016–present)
• Director, WTFN Entertainment (2005–2016)
• Director, DMC Corporate (January 2014–present)
• Director, Real Estate Agent Select (October 2017 – present)
• Director, Intrax Consulting Engineers (September 2018 – present)
• Director, Savi Technology (March 2014 – present)
• Director, REIV (August 2011 – October 2017)
• Director, (Sept 2013 – Sept 2014)
• Director, (Dec 2012–Sept 2014)
• Director, Moonlight Head Hotel (2005–2008)
• OSCA Councillor (2003–2005)