Our Team

Board Members

Nadine Richardson

Nadine Richardson

Chief Executive Officer

Nadine Richardson is CEO of The Birthing Institute and founder of She Births®.

Nadine is a health education innovator, a social impact entrepreneur and an expert facilitator. She has been a teacher and trainer in yoga, childbirth and parenting for over 20 years leading thousands of families on a journey towards strength, community and well being.

Nadine advocates for more normal births and promotes integrative holistic care, where obstetrics, midwifery and doula work create optimal outcomes. She is spokesperson for the wider yoga and birth communities and presents to numerous media platforms and conferences.

The team she has brought together at The Birthing Institute all have a passion for the advancement of society through innovation and disruptive enterprise. We don’t mind if its complex, as long as there’s a vision for doing something better for health, birth and humanity.

Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

Advisory Board

Over the past 25 years Jo has worked in the UK and Australia with philanthropic foundations for families, corporations and government departments. Jo has had the good fortune to disrupt systems with courageous social entrepreneurs and partnered with Boards and Executive teams on strategy, leadership and organisational development. As General Manager, Operations, at the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Jo is responsible for working with partners to achieve outcomes at scale within the health and education systems in Australia.

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Heidi Aldred

Advisory Board

Heidi works with a range of listed and unlisted companies supporting their governance, compliance, risk and stakeholder management needs. Previously as General Counsel/Company Secretary with ASX listed Computer Power Group and as a commercial lawyer with Allens Linklaters (formerly AR&H) she gained experience across a range of areas including international corporates, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Heidi holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.

Sue Turk

Sue Turk

Advisory Board

Sue is a proven C-level executive with a record of accomplishment in driving commercialisation, transformation, business development and sales, cultural change, productivity and efficiency to exceed performance targets and build value for stakeholders. She has over ten years at GM and C-level driving performance and effecting transformation and change in start up enterprises to $200m+ businesses to deliver performance improvements and added shareholder value.

A builder and leader of senior management teams and Group COO leading a team of 12 portfolio CEOs/MDs running 16 businesses each generating up to $80m revenue, Sue has a proven track record in strategy development, business transformation, transformation and performance-led change through comprehensive restructuring, leadership development and management of staff.

Sue is also an approved advisor for the Advisory Board Centre, Australia.

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Aaron Tait

Advisory Board

Aaron is the co-founder and Director of Innovation of Education Changemakers. As a global leader in innovation for impact, he is at the forefront of a movement of ‘entrepreneurs changing lives’. Aaron is the lead author of the 2016 book ‘Edupreneur’ and the leader of the EC Labs education accelerator. His out of the box thinking is supported by a diverse career that has seen him complete seven years of active service as a decorated military officer, lead a secondary school for street children in Tanzania and an orphanage in Kenya, complete three Masters degrees and graduate from Cambridge University. Aaron is a co-founder of YGAP and the creator of the organisation’s impact model which has supported hundreds of impact entrepreneurs across three continents and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living in poverty. Aaron advises companies and governments across the globe on impact entrepreneurship, is a Village Capital fellow and was named as the Australian social entrepreneur of the year by FYA in 2015.

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Kaitlin Tait

Advisory Board

Kaitlin has a powerful combination of education and entrepreneurship experience. The holder of a Masters degree of international education, she has taught in schools across England, Australia and East Africa in both high and low SES contexts. As the co-founder of Spark* International and YGAP she has accelerated hundreds of impact entrepreneurs across Africa, Asia and Australia and overseen programmes that have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living in poverty. Additionally, as the founder of YHER and the One Roof Plus Accelerator (both exclusively for female entrepreneurs) she brings a particular strength around female leadership. Kaitlin was named as the 2014 Australian social entrepreneur of the year by the Foundation for Young Australians.

Our Certified Educators

Caitlin Siboulet

Caitlin Siboulet

Certified Educator, Vaucluse​

As a Doula for over 13 years I’ve seen the amazing difference a She Births® education makes to families. This is why I teach this program. I am also a Childbirth Educator at the Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick, Infant Massage Instructor, Paediatric Massage Consultant, and Breastfeeding Counsellor with the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

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If you have any questions please contact me: caitlin@shebirths.com

Radha Salliann Vine

Radha Salliann Vine

Certified Educator, Northern Beaches

I live on the Northern Beaches of Sydney with my husband and three teenagers.

I have been a qualified She Births® Educator for over 6 year and previously supported countless women throughout their pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with yoga and mentoring.

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If you have any questions please contact me: radha@shebirths.com

Nichola Kinnane

Nichola Kinnane

Certified Educator, Newcastle

The birth of your baby is one of the first experiences you will have working together as a family, and the resources you draw on and how you negotiate and support each other can be an empowering and beautiful experience.

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If you have any questions please contact me: nichola@shebirths.com

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Britt Gaven

Certified Educator, Geelong

My strong passion for the world of birth, pregnancy and women’s health started quite young, growing up in a family full of strong inspiring women. This passion led me to study midwifery straight out of school. I very quickly feel in love with caring for women, their families and babies in the most important time in their lives.

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If you have any questions please contact me: britt@shebirths.com

kelly hardy

Kelly Hardy

Certified Educator, Geelong

Working as a dedicated midwife since 2010, I continue to marvel at the intricacies of the human body. With a passion for education, and the desire to help others, I am so excited to be able to bring She Births® to the women and couples of Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula, and the Surf Coast.

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If you have any questions please contact me: kelly@shebirths.com

Danielle Syme

Danielle Syme

Certified Educator, Orange

I have been a qualified midwife, and involved in childbirth education, since the early 90’s and currently work as the team leader of a busy Midwifery Group Practice at Orange Health Service.

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If you have any questions please contact me: danielle@shebirths.com

Our Team

Nadine Richardson

Nadine Richardson

CEO of The Birthing Institute Pty Ltd Creator of She Births®

For all enquiries about conferences, presentations or training within institutions.

Email: support@shebirths.com

Office: 1300 101 SHE (743)

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Kirsty Wright

Head of Marketing

For all marketing enquiries relating to PR, Media, Podcast & Advertising contact Kirsty.

Email: kirsty@shebirths.com

Amanda

Amanda McCallin

Course Enquiries, Troubleshooting & General Enquiries

Product Queries & Observe & Assist Program Management

For all enquiries by pregnant couples regarding booking into Weekend Courses, Private Courses or the Online Program. For assistance with using the She Births® App, accessing the Online Programs, Weekend Course Resources and all other enquiries. For all enquiries regarding product purchase and delivery, becoming a She Births® Educator, or the She Births® Observe & Assist Program.

Email: support@shebirths.com

Office: 1300 101 SHE (743)

Amélie Patrux

Doula Program Coordinator & Marketing Support

For all enquiries about the Doula Program visit our dedicated page HERE and complete the contact form.

Caroline Knight Head of Partnerships

Caroline Knight

Head Of Partnerships

All partnerships enquiries – we love working with people and brands that are passionate about birth, parenting & wellness.

Email: caroline@shebirths.com

Paul Gleave

Paul Gleave

Website and I.T

Handles all the tech that runs She Births®.

Email: support@shebirths.com

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