Director (2017)

Karu is a director with more than 30 years in Financial Management within the private sector. He is a professionally trained accountant and practitioner with many years of service in the leadership of senior management teams. He is enthusiastic, empathetic, proactive, caring, has balanced decision making skills and has a flexible style which allows him to interact with peers of all ages and skills. Having spent many years in the private sector, Karu was aspiring to shift his focus back to the not-for-profit sector to contribute his experience and tacit knowledge in building social enterprise organisations. He has been an active youth worker and has served in the leadership teams of national bodies, contributing immensely towards their operational development. Currently he is serving the St. Vincent de Paul Society community as a Compeer Volunteer and Ambassador. In an unofficial capacity he also provides leadership and mentoring to the Malaysian community living in Western Sydney.