Meet the PRIA Staff

Graham Le Roux
Interim Chief Executive Officer

Graham is an experienced strategic leader. Specialising in improving Profit, Cash-flow and Value. He has been consulting to the legal profession for the past 15 years. During this time he has worked with top six firms, small and medium sized law firms across the country. He specialises in productivity and effectiveness practices and in particular helps firms to identify and refine strategic direction. Graham believes that the management of legal practices has become unnecessarily complicated and has developed a unique message for partners of law firms to understand and action their most pressing issues.

In past lives Graham has been a general manager in law firms, internal audit manager of a major multinational company. In addition he has been an Australian Quality Award evaluator and a founding member of QIL (now QL). Graham is the owner of Constantia Management Group Pty Ltd.

Specialties: Strategic planning, Performance benchmarking and quality management including ISO certification.

Julian Kenny MPRIA
National Education Officer

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Starting life as a teacher, Julian taught English in Italy before joining TAFE NSW, where he became Head Teacher. His involvement in management and recruitment led to a career in Human Resources, which culminated in 3 years as a Learning and Development consultant. Julian joined PRIA in February 2009 to coordinate the university accreditation process. He now provides secretariat to the National Education Committee and the NSW Mentoring Steering Committee as well as managing PDPs in NSW and nationally.

Neil O'Sullivan MPRIA
National Marketing and Communications Manager

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Neil, originally from Ireland was based in Melbourne for two years before moving to PRIA's head office in Sydney in February 2014. He has a Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Business Studies and Cultural Arts Event Management as well as a Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Public Relations and Event Management.

He has worked for an experiential marketing agency as a junior executive focusing on branding, FMCG, event strategies and product development. He also has over five years’ experience working in communications for not-for-profit and charity industries; four of which were as a Regional Development Officer for Special Olympics Ireland. In 2012 Neil worked with Oxfam Australia in their communications team for Trailwalker events in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. He draws on his extensive not-for-profit experience in delivering outstanding communications and events for our members.

Neil has also played semi-professional soccer in the Football Federation Victorian State League in Melbourne and is a former board member of Special Olympics Victoria in his role as State Secretary.

Tegan Cain
Membership Services Manager

Tegan Joins PRIA after working in Membership, Marketing, Events and Administration for a not-for-profit membership based organisation and has a Diploma in Event Management. She is very organised and passionate about what she does. Tegan is responsible for promoting and managing all aspects of PRIA’s membership program. Tegan is looking forward to enhancing PRIA membership and growing the membership base nationally.

Michelle Locke
Events and Operations Executive - New South Wales, Queensland and Australian Capitol Territory

Michelle has worked in the Not-For-Profit industry in both corporate, and sports event management. Entrepreneurial by nature, she is passionate about delivering quality events while her skills in developing sponsorship and building strong relationships is evident in her past roles at The Chamber of Commerce (Waikato NZ), SPCA (Waikato NZ) and NSW Hockey.

Michelle had been living and working in New Zealand for the last 7 years and moved back home last December. She enjoyed living in NZ and made some wonderful memories and friends there. Living overseas you really do appreciate how wonderful Australia is.

Michelle is looking forward to delivering quality events to PRIA members and guests.

Lorenza Minghetti MPRIA
Events and Operations Executive - Western Australia and Northern Territory

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Lorenza brings ten years experience from diverse public relations roles, both in-house and with agencies, gained in the United Kingdom to PRIA. She represents the PRIA in Western Australia and the Northern Territory ensuring great event experiences for our members. Originally from Italy, she holds a Bachelor in Foreign Languages and Literatures and a MSc in Corporate Communication and Public Affairs.

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 04 2014