About Our Perfect Team

Each member of our team is a thought leader in their own right. We are all experienced in our fields as published writers, journalists, professional speakers and facilitators, and as researchers, strategists, trainers and mentors in national and international contexts.

Kerry Arabena

Managing Director

A descendant of the Meriam people from the Torres Strait, Kerry’s work has brought her to the forefront of Indigenous affairs in Australia. A former social worker with a Doctorate in Environmental Science, Kerry has held senior positions including Chair of Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne, Executive Director of First 1000 Days Australia, CEO of the Lowitja Institute and Director of Indigenous Health Research at Monash University. Internationally, Kerry has held senior positions with Ecohealth International, consulted for the World Health Organisation, is a current Scientific Commissioner on the Lancet Pathfinder project and completed a Fellows program with the Rockefeller Foundation.

With an extensive background in public health, administration, community development and research, Kerry has led a wide range of organisations and committees. Currently a Director of Kinaway Chamber of Commerce and IgNITE, Kerry holds an honorary professorial position with the University of Melbourne, manages her burgeoning consulting, publishing and coaching companies and has several entrepreneurial programs in development.

Kim Reid

Operations Administrator

Kim has more than a decade of administration and support experience mainly across the Tourism/hotel sector, where she worked in reservations, sales support and administration at a large hotel chain. She finds great joy in coordinating Kerry’s calendar and travel needs! 

Kim holds a Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management), and is currently studying a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

Kate Kloeber

Executive Manager, Karabena Digital and Marketing

Kate manages all things digital at Karabena. With almost a decade of experience in digital marketing, she has worked across several industries including information technology and services, franchising, consulting and within digital agencies. Kate is skilled and experienced in digital marketing strategy, account management, search engine optimization (SEO), Lead Generation, Google products, social media, CRM management and email marketing. 

Kate holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Business Marketing from Monash University.

Camille gonzal

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Camille is responsible for integrations between systems, troubleshooting any technical issues, scheduling social media content, crafting and designing digital collateral (social media posts, worksheets, imagery for online courses, etc.), optimizing web and landing pages and any digital marketing-related tasks.

Peter jay Imboy

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Jay is responsible for setting up and troubleshooting our backend systems as well as the team's technical support. He also edits all our video content, sets up integrations and contributes to graphic design needs.