International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children Australia Ltd
About Us

Our Board

Colm Gannon

Non-Executive Chair

Colm Gannon is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in digital safety, cybercrime investigations, and software development. With 20 years in law enforcement, he has been involved in national and international investigations and prosecutions relating to online harms, child sexual exploitation, violent extremism and harmful online communication.

His focus on protecting the vulnerable has continued into his extensive technical development career. He is currently a Product Manager with Rigr AI, where he is involved the software development process and is responsible for policy development, including child protection, privacy impact assessment, legal and ethical assessments for AI/machine learning.

Bob Cunningham
Bob Cunningham

Non-Executive Director

As a highly experienced non-for-profit leader, Bob believes we must be able to do better than this for children. Bob has been President & CEO at International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children since 2018.

Jon Rouse APM

Non-Executive Director

Jon Rouse is one of the world’s most recognised and influential figures in the fight against child sexual exploitation. He has 39 years’ law enforcement experience with QPS, 26 of those years spent leading Task force Argos. He accepted the ‘Champion for Children’ Award in 2018 from ICMEC and was awarded the QLD Australian of the Year in 2019. He is the recipient of numerous QLD and National Police Awards and is the ambassador for several Australian Child Protection organisation. Jon joined the ICMEC Australia Board in December 2022 as part of his continued commitment to protecting and saving children from sexual exploitation and abuse.

Jodie Arthur

Non-Executive Director

Jodie Arthur is the General Manager of Financial Crime at Westpac and Group MLRO, based in Melbourne (Australia). Jodie joined Westpac in 2020 following her role as Regional Head of Financial Crime Compliance at Standard Chartered Bank, based in Singapore. Prior to this Jodie spent 12.5 years at ANZ Bank in a variety of roles spanning Internal Audit, Compliance and Financial Crime and also worked for a number of years with E&Y in London, UK.

Anna Bowden

Non-Executive Director

Anna brings extensive experience in impact investing, philanthropy and impact strategy to her role as CEO.

Having worked across government, social impact organisations, foundations and consulting, she provides a deep understanding of governance, social impact and the need for outcomes-focussed programs.

With an emphasis on building new models for social impact across the globe, Anna’s affinity for the vital work of countering child sexual exploitation, combined with a natural connection to innovative solutions to the world’s wicked problems, makes her a passionate leader, driven by ICMEC’s mission.

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