Our team

Peter BellPatron

Peter Bell

Peter’s connection to Fremantle extends over two decades of a distinguished football career with both the South Fremantle Football Club and Fremantle Dockers. Peter’s playing honors include All Australian selection, Club Champion awards and a Premiership medal (with North Melbourne Kangaroos).

Peter was captain of the Fremantle Dockers for five seasons. Along with this leading role in the local community Peter served as president of the AFL Players Association and was instrumental in negotiating progressive social outcomes for past, current and future AFL players.

Peter is proud to continue his active role in the Fremantle community.

Dylan SmithExecutive Officer


Dylan originally moved to Fremantle to play for the Fremantle Dockers in 2004 and with both the Kangaroos and Dockers Dylan played alongside modern AFL greats such Wayne Carey, Peter Bell and Matthew Pavilch.

Dylan consulted to the AFL Players Association’s premier initiative The Ladder Program and currently delivers team dynamic and leadership programs with Tract Group.

Dylan recognised that Fremantle is unique because people are willing to make a direct difference to the lives of others. As a result Dylan guided the process of establishing the Fremantle Foundation.

Dylan was married in North Fremantle and enjoys teaching his two kids to swim at Leighton Beach.

Gary HaslerChair


Gary is the founding director and  current managing director of Boutique Advisers, a financial advice firm based in Subiaco Western Australia. As a Certified Financial Planner Gary acts a mentor and coach to both business owners and private family offices.

Passionate about his community, Gary has held a number of local positions including serving as President of North Fremantle Football Club for 10 years.

Gary also assists and mentors local non-profit leaders in the community.

David McDonald – Director


David has been a practicing lawyer since 1990 firstly in the City with a national firm and then in West Perth with a mid-sized firm and from 2003 as the Managing Director of the Fremantle based firm McDonald Pynt Lawyers.

David’s main areas of practice are commercial property and documenting business to business transactions.

David has previously been a director of Australian Medical Procedures Research Foundation which conducts the Fresh Start Recovery Program and is currently a board member of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce.

Isis Nair – Director


Isis Nair is passionate about helping people find sticky, innovative and scalable solutions for their tough business problems. As Chief Engagement Officer at Disruption Associates, Isis helps people running businesses use startup principles and digital technology to generate more profit and grow faster.

Isis has lived and breathed innovation first hand having worked for 5 years at Google in Sydney and Silicon Valley. In this role she was responsible for increasing display advertising revenue in the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions. Isis has a background in enterprise software consulting and has worked for businesses such as Fisher and Paykel and Downer.

Isis is an international citizen having lived and worked in Dubai, New Zealand, India, U.S and Fiji. She has a first class honours degree in software engineering. She is a board member at the Fremantle Foundation, a philanthropic organisation that facilitates community giving and a mentor at the Founders Institute – the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program.

David Doyle – Director


Over the past 28 years David has produced large-scale CACD and Arts and Health projects across Western Australia and internationally. Since the 1990s in tandem with his Production role David has played a leading role in building DADAA to be an internationally significant Arts and Disability organisation. Artworkers and communities are central to his practice.

David has worked in disability arts practice and Arts and Health across WA, NT, Ireland and Hong Kong, Kenya and South Africa and is dedicated to furthering access to arts and culture for all people. He thrives working at a community level to develop bottom up approaches to local and State issues, transferring practices developed within a CACD context to achieve impacts within external Health and Disability communities. CACD in the context of 2016 is highly complex and demands a multi- disciplinary approach.

David’s projects have received multiple ABAF, WA State Arts, Mental Health and Regional Health Awards. His proven capacity to Broker long term cross government CACD partnerships around communities is outstanding.

Katie Stubley – Director


Katie has been a facilitator, design strategist and community builder for over 10 years. For the last six years she has been immersed in the field of social impact, eco-systems thinking and design for innovation both internationally and locally.

Katie has chosen to work at organisations that she feels deeply inspired by. These currently include the Centre for Social Impact UWA (Co-Director, Social Impact Festival) and innovation agency, Knowledge Society (Human-centred Designer). And have included All We Need is Right Here, City of Fremantle and the School for Social Entrepreneurs.

She has also been the convener of the Perth u.Lab Hub and the Local Convener of the Design for Social Innovation Conference.

Lee Bartlett – Director


Lee is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. He is Chief Financial Officer and Director of TAMS Group, a diverse national marine services business based out of Fremantle.

Prior to joining TAMS Group 5 years ago, Lee was an external auditor for BDO LLP, specialising in owner managed businesses and large motor dealerships. Lee has been recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce and is a resident of Fremantle.

He has been involved with the Fremantle Foundation for a couple of years as a donor, through Impact 100 Fremantle.

Carrie Clark – Director


Carrie is General Manager of Kalparrin, a not for profit organisation which supports families caring for children with disability and special needs.

Her professional experience has seen her working for large multinationals such a BHP Billiton, CITIC Pacific Mining and Atlas Iron, where she has successfully developed and managed over $20M worth of business/community partnerships. These partnership have produced significant positive social impacts as well as valuable business outcomes such as enhanced brand and reputation, increased employee engagement and management of social risks. Her work has won numerous awards including an Australia Business Arts Foundation Regional Award and National Award for the CITIC Pacific Mining Partnership with Kulcha Multicultural Arts and an SA Great Award for BHP Billiton’s Welcome program.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development. She worked at the City of Fremantle at the start of her community development career and is a proud Fremantle local.

Professional Advisers Committee

  • Gary Hasler (Chair)
  • Steven Smith
  • Hazel Ruby

Audit Committee 

  • David McDonald (Chair)
  • Gary Hasler

Investment Committee

  • Gary Hasler (Chair)
  • All board members


Impact100 Fremantle

In 2017 we're marking 50 years since the 1967 Referendum with major grant of $100,000 to support Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing in the Fremantle area. But we need your help. Give $1,000 and make a $100,000 difference. Find out more.

Fremantle Ball 2017

In Support Of The Fremantle Foundation
Put Friday 11 August 2017 in your diary and tell your friends, because the annual Fremantle Ball returns for another fabulous evening celebrating community spirit and compassion in Fremantle!