The Executive of CAPS currently includes:

Mr. Peter Annand, President

Peter is an experienced company director, having served on the boards of Sunsuper, Medibank Private, Port of Brisbane Corporation, Suncorp Insurance and Finance and as deputy commissioner of the prudential regulator of private health insurance. He worked as an investment banker in London, Hong Kong and Australia. In the not-for-profit sector he has served on the senate of the University of Queensland and boards and committees of numerous organisations in the health, arts and industry sectors.

Stephen Abbott, Treasurer

Steve is a Partner of KPMG Australia, and has over 23 years’ experience providing taxation, accounting and advisory services to a variety of clients in Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts, a Registered Tax Agent, a Registered Migration Agent and Authorised Representative of KPMG Superannuation Services Pty Ltd. Steve specialises in working with inwardly investing overseas companies, privately owned domestic companies and high net worth individuals.

 Chantelle-Stevens Chantelle Stevens

Chantelle is the Human Resources (HR) Manager for Morgans Financial Limited. She has over 10 years experience in the Human Resources Industry. Born in South Africa, Chantelle has had the opportunity to live in Holland and England and now Australia where she now permanently resides. She completed a BA degree in Psychology as well as her Honours degree in Psychology (specialising in Community Counselling). Her passion is to give hope, inspire others and make a difference in other people’s lives, whether it is through her job, daily interactions with people around her or through getting involved in volunteering opportunities.


Management Committee Members:

Richard Roberts Richard Roberts, B.Com LLB.

As the founding President of CAPS, Richard has extensive business and financing experience as well as a widespread involvement in a range of community activities. He only recently retired as Director of Infrastructure Investments at the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST) which involved extensive corporate governance roles. His other current community activities include as a Board and Audit Committee Member of a Community Housing Association and a Nursing Home respectively.

Fernando Fernando Claro

Fernando is a Financial Accountant (CPA) born and raised in Peru. He became an Australian in 2013, living here for the past 10 years. Graduated of the University of Queensland, he holds a Masters degree in Commerce (major in Accounting), which compliments his bachelor degree in Systems Engineering.

Joining Morgans Financial in 2011, Fernando has held roles as Commercial Support manager in a transnational Telecommunications company (Telefonica) and previously working in the Education sector in Australia.

In his spare time, Fernando is an active member of Masters Swimming Australia, regularly competing at interstate and international swim meets. As part of giving back to the community, he has joined Surf Lifesaving in 2015 and volunteers some weekends patrolling the beaches on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast.

2016-02-19 13.35.03 Shana Challenor, BscPsych(hons) 

Having worked in the community sector for over 13 years specialising in mental health, suicide prevention, intervention and education, Shana has an in depth understanding of the complexities of the sector and challenges faced by those needing help and support. Shana is committed to helping individuals recognise their strengths to increase hope and supporting CAPS achieve its goals in reducing the number of lives lost to suicide.

“We lost our beloved daughter, Susannah, through suicide when she was 15 years old. Susannah became deeply depressed and gave indications of suicide ideation prior to her death. I am passionate in wanting to ensure that many more of our loved ones who suffer similar or other circumstances to Susannah can survive to lead a full life.”
– Richard Roberts