Meet the Team

Jo Armstrong

Chief Executive Officer

Jo Armstrong has been Chief Executive Officer for Cystic Fibrosis Australia since January 2022. Jo has extensive experience across the charitable sector and has been serving in the non-profit industry for more than a decade in executive and senior leadership positions.


Jo has a Master of Business Administration and in 2020 was awarded a scholarship for a Doctorate in Business Leadership, focussing on values-based leadership, which will be completed in 2022.


Jo has received recognition for her work through her nomination as a Finalist for Woman of the West in 2018 and Finalist in the Parramatta City Council Citizen of the Year 2022.


Jo strives to achieve sustainability through efficiencies and revenue growth and leads with her values of inclusion, collaboration and hope.


Jo is passionate about advocating for the wellbeing of all Australians living with cystic fibrosis so that everyone may have a full and abundant life.

Robyn Peck

Finance Manager

Robyn is the contact person for all areas of finance and administration including: accounts payable and receivables, cash flow management, general ledger, banking, reconciliations and payroll.


Robyn manages the company audit and financial reporting for board members and management, and is involved in preparation of budget and strategic plan.

Nicki Mileham

Research Manager

Nicki has previously worked for a variety of financial institutions in executive assistant roles in Australia and the United Kingdom.


Nicki now manage CFA’s and the ACRFT’s research grants and scholarships program, and ensure that CFA’s clinical trial and drug pipeline web resource is regularly updated.

Bianca Ferrari

Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Community

Bianca has been with Cystic Fibrosis Australia since March 2022. 


Bianca has over five years experience in the not-for-profit sector, having worked with both local community and nation-wide organisations. 


Prior to working with not-for-profit’s, Bianca worked within the corporate sector, working alongside medium to large businesses. 

Bianca has a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and Tourism. 


Bianca is passionate about making positive changes for the community and bringing the CFA values to life. 

Christine Nguyen

Marketing and Administrative Assistant

Christine recently graduated from S P Jain School of Global Management with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Majoring in Marketing.


She is passionate about helping others, loves children and looks forward to supporting the Cystic Fibrosis community with the National Office.


Also, Christine is planning to pursue a Master in Business Analysis and is excited to apply her learnings to real-world experiences at Cystic Fibrosis Australia.

Graham Gourlay

Special Projects

Graham is a volunteer who assists with assessing research proposals and identifying new research opportunities for CFA and the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust (ACFRT). He also provides advice on research and other issues that affect the CF community.

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