Linden New Art is managed by a skilled group of volunteers who each contribute their skills, knowledge and networks to ensure Linden is governed by the highest standards.
Catherine is the Managing Partner of EY Oceania’s Government, Health and Lifesciences (GHS) practice, and has been in professional services (IBM, Andersen, EY) all her career. Her technical specialisation is Risk Management, and she has previously led the firm’s Governance, Risk and Compliance practice (Risk Transformation) across Oceania, and continues to deliver risk services to her own clients, in addition to managing the wider GHS portfolio. Catherine is also a Trustee and Finance, Audit and Risk Committee Chair of Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust. She has had previous board roles with the Risk Management Institute of Australasia, Equestrian Australia, and the ACT Mental Health Foundation. She is married, and has one daughter who is at university.
Ann brings to Linden a passion for its work and experience as a director. Until 2013 she worked in the finance sector particularly in the management of superannuation funds as well as advocacy around the need for effective management of environmental, social and governance investment risk to achieve long term sustainable performance. Ann Byrne has board experience with private companies, not for profit organisations and international organisations. This experience ranges from airports, forestry, theatre companies, aid and development and investment management. She is currently a Director of Oxfam Australia, LUCRF Super and ECPAT International. Ann is also a long term resident of the City of Port Phillip.
Andrea is a partner at MinterEllison. Andrea has an extensive corporate practice advising across a range of legal issues, predominantly focussing on mergers and acquisitions and capital transactions in the real estate, hospitality and private wealth sectors as well as acting for international clients in relation to their Australian investments. Andrea also manages a number of Minter Ellison’s pro bono relationships. Andrea joined the Board of Linden in 2021.
Arvind Vasan is a General Manager of Group Strategy & Development at the National Australia Bank (NAB) with over 15 years of strategy development and execution experience across multiple sectors in Australia, Europe & the Middle East. He holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, Bachelor of Engineering & Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Melbourne and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Arvind is also a Director of the Bayside Council Arts Board and a past Director of Blindside Gallery. Arvind is passionate about contemporary art and the support of up-and-coming artists. Arvind joined the Board in May 2020.
Biheng is a fundraising professional with experience in the arts, health, medical research and international development. Drawing on experience in Australia and the UK, Biheng has achieved notable results in securing government and philanthropic grants, corporate partnerships, major giving and community fundraising. She is currently the Director of Philanthropy for Pollinate Group, a social enterprise empowering women in the slums of India and rural Nepal, and has previously worked for the National Gallery of Victoria, The Song Room, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Prostate Cancer UK. Biheng joined the Board of Linden in June 2016.