Meet our team

Lauren Hallett, CEO

MBA, BhS(OT), Accredited Partnership Broker

Lauren (she/her) joined FemiliPNG Australia in October 2022, drawn by the commitment and focus of the organisation towards our right to live a life free of family and sexual violence.

After beginning her career as an Occupational Therapist in New Zealand, Lauren made the move into international development in 2010, working alongside partners across the Pacific Region.

Connect with Lauren on LinkedIn or via email.

Fiona Brown, Finance Officer

Fiona has been working with FemiliPNG Australia and Femili PNG since March 2021, in Finance and Administration, supporting both organisation’s to meet their financial and governance obligations.

Fiona has a long work history in office management in the Private Sector and is enjoying the challenges of moving into her new role in the Development world.  Fiona is a big believer in the rights of women and children, and hopes that one day we can all live in a world free from violence. #stopviolence

Connect with Fiona on LinkedIn or by email.

Nerida Marcuse, Finance Manager

Nerida has recently joined FemiliPNG Australia as our Finance Manager. Nerida is very experienced financial professional within the international, non-profit and business sectors.

Connect with Nerida on LinkedIn or by email.

Jaida Damstra, Fundraising and Communications Officer

Jaida (she/her) joined the FemiliPNG Australia team as the Fundraising and Communications Officer in March 2023 – knowing it would combine her interests in storytelling with her strong feminist values.

With a background in psychological science, Jaida is a passionate advocate for survivors of family and sexual violence. Her work focuses on increasing awareness of and raising vital funds for Femili PNG and FemiliPNG Australia’s work.

Connect with Jaida by email.

Krystal Li, Information Systems Officer

Krystal Li joined FemiliPNG Australia team as the Information Systems Officer; supporting Femili PNG and FemiliPNG Australia’s data collection, reporting and analysis.

Connect with Krystal on LinkedIn or by email.