Shalom – Board of Directors


Hannah Challis
Current Occupation: Hannah is an Organisational Psychologist and Executive Director at Challis & Company, where she leads the firm’s leadership consulting practice including services in assessment, on-boarding, development and succession.
Other Board/Community Positions: Hannah sits on the Advisory Committee for Organisational Psychology Programs at Macquarie University, and is on the Adjunct Faculty at UNSW.
Education: Bachelor of Arts (Hons). Masters in Applied Psychology from UNSW Australia. Member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Organisational Psychologists, and the American Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute.


Jason Eisner
Current Occupation: Director at BrandQuest, Director QED Skincare
Other Board/Community Positions: JNF NSW Board, Enabled Housing Board, Shabbat Project Board, President Sydney Eruv, Heads Over Heels Board
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, UNSW. Attended Shalom College 1990 – 1992, MBA Kellogg


James Watson
Current Occupation: Director at FundingPro
Other Board/Community Positions: N/A
Education: Bachelor of Actuarial Studies from Australian National University


Alan Hedges
Current Occupation: Independent small business and start-up adviser. Alan has consulted to large financial companies in New York such as Morgan Stanley and Citi, worked in the tech start-up space, management consulting, political strategy, education and legal industries.
Other Board/Community Positions: N/A
Education: BMedia/BLaws Macquarie University


Anna Golovsky
Current Occupation: Senior Legal Counsel and AMP
Other Board/Community Positions: Internal legal counsel for the AMP Foundation
Education: BA LLB, UNSW


Daniel Rubinstein
Current Occupation: 2012 Founded Aurora Care, skin care manufacturer. Prior to that spent 20 years in funds management, debt and equity capital markets, corporate finance, strategy and M&A for some of Australia’s largest property companies
Other Board/Community Positions: Prior Board member of Shalom Institute and 10 year involvement with Jewish Board of Deputies. Past student and tutor at Shalom College
Education: Honours in Economics Sydney University. Graduate Diploma of Management UNSW


Zev Friedman
Current Occupation: Head of Information Technology
Other Board/Community Positions: N/A
Education: Bachelor of Science (Business Information Technology)


Andrew Silberberg
Current Occupation: Lawyer & Company Director
Other Board/Community Positions:
Education: BA/LLB (Hons), LLM (LSE)


Tanya Goldberg
Current Occupation: Tanya is a creative professional with 15+ years’ experience as a theatre, screen, and public arts. She is currently the Head of Audience, City of Sydney.
Other Board/Community Positions:
Education: BA and LLB in Law, Communications Cultural Industries, Film and Video (UTS),  BA Acting (NIDA), Producing and Screen Business (AFTR)


Craig Blackstone
Current Occupation: Craig is the General Manger of Real Estate Development – Denwol Property Group.
Other Board/Community Positions: The Giving Tree, JCA Planning
Education: BArch (Wits), BAS (Wits), MSC Property Development & Management – Sustainable Development (Wits)

Sophie Levy