Our Team

Matthew Monaghan​​

MBA, GradDip BusAdmin, GradCert BusAdmin, Cert Goverance & RiskMgmt, CertIV Train & Assess, GAICD, FGIA, FIML

Chief Executive Officer​​​​

Matthew has a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit sector in the areas of professional development/education, event and project management. Matthew has worked across the health, aged care, sustainability industries in both private and public sectors. He has acquired the knowledge and approach to ‘think outside the square’ and deliver innovative, creative and sustainable business outcomes, and has a broad range of experience having delivered local, national and international projects. Matthew is passionate about all aspects of project management, business and stakeholder management. His areas of specialty include financial management, leadership, and business operations. Matthews holds a master’s in business administration supported by tertiary qualifications in business, marketing, and education.

John Campigli

General Manager, Finance & Business Operations

As General Manager, Finance & Business Operations, John is responsible for the day-to-day finance function including Board liaison and reporting as Chiropractic Australia’s Management Accountant. John works across the business operations of all three Chiropractic Australia owned subsidiary entities including Chiropractic Australia Professional Development and Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation. John drives business efficiencies, and together with the Chiropractic Australia team delivers member benefits that continue to provide members with value.

Peter Werth

Clinical Lead & Policy Advisor​

As Clinical Lead & Policy Advisor, Peter supports Chiropractic Australia nationally as the associations clinical advisor. Peter works with the Chief Executive Officer to coordinate stakeholder relationships and collaborates with the industry and government to advocate and drive the industry forward. Peter graduated from Phillip Institute of Technology (RMIT) in 1986 with a Bachelor in Applied Science (Chiropractic) and has been in private practice since this time. Peter has held several roles within the organisation, including Education Manager.

Michelle Portelli​​

Professional Development & Engagement Manager​​

As Professional Development & Engagement Manager, Michelle is responsible for the end-to-end coordination of Chiropractic Australia’s suite of professional development programs. Michelle is responsible for coordinating the Gen-C online learning platform, webinars, seminars and workshops. Michelle also supports Chiropractic Australia’s education and advisory committees as well as the coordination of member CPD reporting. Michelle works closely with industry partners, in particular universities and alumni associations that drive industry engagement.

Kris Riekstins

Membership Coordinator

As Membership Coordinator, Kris is responsible for coordinating all member interactions from onboarding new members through to managing the renewal process. Kris works closely with Chiropractic Australia’s members and all stakeholders to coordinate the end-to-end member experience, whilst working across the business in the areas of events, finance and business administration. Kris is a key member of the Business Operations team, responsible for the delivery of member services, value and benefits to Chiropractors Nationally.

Clare Chittenden​

Executive Assistant to the CEO & Office Coordinator​

As Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Office Coordinator, Clare is responsible for supporting the Chief Executive Officer on a day-to-day basis, working with industry stakeholders and members, whilst also supporting new business initiatives and projects and supports the Chief Executive Officer with Business Development duties. Clare coordinates committee and board activities as secretariat across a variety of portfolios, and coordinates the office operations within Chiropractic Australia’s National office in Melbourne.

Mandy Bromilow

Conference & Events Manager​

As Conference & Events Manager, Mandy is responsible for the end-to-end coordination of Chiropractic Australia’s suite of conferences and events including the National Conference, National Seminar Series, Annual Oration, Annual General Meeting, and the Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation annual National Researcher’s Day. Mandy manages all programming and logistics including the liaison and management of event Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Benjamin Staley

Digital Content & Communications Specialist

As Digital Content and Communications Specialist, Ben is responsible for Chiropractic Australia’s digital platforms and the curation of content with members and stakeholders across the industry; carrying responsibility for media relations and leads communications across all three entities including Chiropractic Australia Professional Development and Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation. Ben plays a key role in driving digital engagement across the membership and profession that champions evidence-based practice.

Adele Di Bari​

Digital Marketing Assistant

As Digital Marketing Assistant, Adele is responsible for coordinating Chiropractic Australia’s digital channels with a particular focus on social media, website, and Chiropractic Australia’s communications platforms. Adele works with a variety of stakeholders to drive engagement, program participation, and brand awareness. Adele coordinates advertising and sponsor benefits, working across the Professional Development, Digital Marketing, and Communications teams.

Nicole Cuffe​

Graphic & Digital Designer

As Graphic & Digital Designer, Nikki is responsible for Chiropractic Australia’s digital assets, brand, and campaigns. Nikki works across all areas of Chiropractic Australia’s business coordinating all graphic design projects and digital projects. Nikki works with both the Digital Content and Communications Specialist and Digital Marketing Assistant on the development of new products and services which drive engagement and support the ongoing growth of Chiropractic Australia’s member benefits and services.

Matthew Monaghan​

MBA, GradDip BusAdmin, GradCert BusAdmin, Cert Goverance & RiskMgmt, CertIV Train & Assess, GAICD, FGIA, FIML

Chief Executive Officer​​

Matthew has a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit sector in the areas of professional development/education, event and project management. Matthew has worked across the health, aged care, sustainability industries in both private and public sectors. He has acquired the knowledge and approach to ‘think outside the square’ and deliver innovative, creative and sustainable business outcomes, and has a broad range of experience having delivered local, national and international projects. Matthew is passionate about all aspects of project management, business and stakeholder management. His areas of specialty include financial management, leadership, and business operations. Matthews holds a master’s in business administration supported by tertiary qualifications in business, marketing, and education.

Nikki Cuffe

Graphic & Digital Designer

As Graphic & Digital Designer, Nikki is responsible for Chiropractic Australia’s digital assets, brand, and campaigns. Nikki works across all areas of Chiropractic Australia’s business coordinating all graphic design projects and digital projects. Nikki works with both the Digital Content and Communications Specialist and Digital Marketing Assistant on the development of new products and services which drive engagement and support the ongoing growth of Chiropractic Australia’s member benefits and services.

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Adele Di Bari

Digital Marketing Assistant

As Digital Marketing Assistant, Adele is responsible for coordinating Chiropractic Australia’s digital channels with a particular focus on social media, website, and Chiropractic Australia’s communications platforms. Adele works with a variety of stakeholders to drive engagement, program participation, and brand awareness. Adele coordinates advertising and sponsor benefits, working across the Professional Development, Digital Marketing, and Communications teams.

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Kris Riekstins

Membership Coordinator

As Membership Coordinator, Kris is responsible for coordinating all member interactions from onboarding new members through to managing the renewal process. Kris works closely with Chiropractic Australia’s members and all stakeholders to coordinate the end-to-end member experience, whilst working across the business in the areas of events, finance and business administration. Kris is a key member of the Business Operations team responsible for the delivery of member services that delivers value and benefits to Chiropractors Nationally.

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Mandy Bromilow

Conference & Events Manager

As Conference & Events Manager, Mandy is responsible for the end-to-end coordination of Chiropractic Australia’s suite of conferences and events including the National Conference, National Seminar Series, Annual Oration, Annual General Meeting, and the Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation annual National Researcher’s Day. Mandy manages all programming and logistics including the liaison and management of event Exhibitors and Sponsors.

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Benjamin Staley

Digital Content & Communications Specialist

As Digital Content and Communications Specialist, Ben is responsible for Chiropractic Australia’s digital platforms and the curation of content with members and stakeholders across the industry.

Ben carries responsibility for media relations and leads communications across all three Chiropractic Australia entities including Chiropractic Australia Professional Development and Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation. Ben plays a key role in driving digital engagement across the membership and profession that champions evidence-based practice.

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Peter Werth

Clinical Lead & Policy Advisor

As Clinical Lead & Policy Advisor, Peter supports Chiropractic Australia nationally as the associations clinical advisor.

Peter works with the Chief Executive Officer to coordinate stakeholder relationships and collaborates with the industry and government to advocate and drive the industry forward. Peter graduated from Phillip Institute of Technology (RMIT) in 1986 with a Bachelor in Applied Science (Chiropractic) and has been in private practice since this time. Peter has held several roles within the organisation including Education Manager.

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Clare Chittenden

Executive Assistant to the CEO & Office Coordinator

As Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Office Coordinator, Clare is responsible for supporting the Chief Executive Officer on a day-to-day basis, working with industry stakeholders and members, whilst also supporting new business initiatives and projects and supports the Chief Executive Officer with Business Development duties. Clare coordinates committee and board activities as secretariat across a variety of portfolios. Clare also coordinates the office operations within Chiropractic Australia’s National office in Melbourne.

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John Campigli

Finance & Business Manager

As Finance and Business Operations Manager, John is responsible for the day-to-day finance function including Board liaison and reporting as Chiropractic Australia’s Management Accountant. John works across the business operations of all three Chiropractic Australia owned subsidiary entities including Chiropractic Australia Professional Development and Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation. As Finance and Business Operations Manager, John drives business efficiencies, and together with the Chiropractic Australia team delivers member benefits that continue to provide members with value.

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Michelle Portelli

Digital Content & Communications Specialist

As Digital Content and Communications Specialist, Ben is responsible for Chiropractic Australia’s digital platforms and the curation of content with members and stakeholders across the industry.

Ben carries responsibility for media relations and leads communications across all three Chiropractic Australia entities including Chiropractic Australia Professional Development and Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation. Ben plays a key role in driving digital engagement across the membership and profession that champions evidence-based practice.

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