Good Shepherd Microfinance is part of the Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand network that comprises Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, Good Shepherd New Zealand, Good Shepherd Microfinance, The Trading Circle and St Clare’s School.

Visit the Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand site to learn more about the network.

Executive team

Corinne Proske

Corinne Proske

General Manager, Retail, Online and Savings

Corinne joined Good Shepherd Microfinance in May 2016 as General Manager Online and Retail. She has 12 years’ experience working for NAB in business banking and social responsibility, leading their financial inclusion programs; as well as over 10 years’ experience in the area of sustainability consulting. Her major fields of work have included environmental management and greenhouse emissions verification. Additionally, Corinne has worked for the Department of Family and Community Services where she was responsible for developing a guide on social performance reporting.

Corinne is a CPA with postgraduate studies in environmental management and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2009 and a MoneySmart award for her contribution to financial literacy in 2013. She is also Director of The Difference Incubator who help social enterprises become investment ready.

Mark Morand

Mark Morand

Head of Microenterprise and Insurance

Mark has been in the finance and insurance industries for more than 20 years. Since joining Good Shepherd Microfinance in 2016, he has led the innovation team and in 2018, was appointed Head of Microenterprise and Insurance where he is responsible for the development  and delivery of microenterprise programs and “Good Insurance”.

He has tertiary qualifications in the arts, adult learning and change management and has previously served as a Director of the Oaktree Foundation.


Mark Hemetsberger

Mark Hemetsberger

Head of Communications and Marketing

Drawing on wide-ranging experience across international marketing, communications and media, Mark has worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s International division, the Commonwealth Business Council (UK) and leading NFP Social Traders.

Mark was appointed Head of Communications & Marketing at Good Shepherd Microfinance in 2019 and leads a team of professionals in managing brand, content, campaigns and communication.

Mark has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing / Management) from Monash University and a Masters in Communication from RMIT.

Mark O'Donnell

Mark O'Donnell

General Manager, Business Capability & Services

Mark joined Good Shepherd Microfinance in late 2018 as Head of Corporate Services, responsible for leading a team of professionals across the Finance and Information technology functions.

Mark’s professional career has spanned organisations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific and Ireland. Mark has worked in local organisations, large multinationals and the government sector across industries such as financial services, infrastructure, manufacturing and health.

Mark is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds an MBA through Oxford Brookes University.

Jenny Hardy

Jenny Hardy

General Manager - NILS, Operations, Provider Management

Jenny joined GSM in November 2018 as the General Manager of the No Interest Loan Scheme which delivers 30,000 loans to disadvantaged people nationally.

Jenny has an extensive history of providing legal services to disadvantaged clients and managing complex service delivery models. Jenny has previously held positions of CEO of Legal Aid Queensland, head of Knowmore legal service, a national legal service established to provide legal services to victims of institutional child sexual abuse, Deputy Director of NT Legal Aid and was involved in establishing the Top End Women’s Legal Service, the Darwin Community Legal Service and was the inaugural chair of these 2 services for 3 years respectively.

Much of Jenny’s previous work has included the provision of legal services to disadvantaged indigenous clients in the NT, Qld and nationally

No Interest Loans (NILS) Coronavirus Relief

No Interest Loans and financial information for anyone adversely impacted by the Coronavirus will be made available soon. These loans of up to $1500 or more will provide financial relief for household products and bills with a payment period of 18 months. However, anyone needing immediate assistance can apply for a NILS loan through our existing program, although this loan has narrower criteria and is not for bills. For further information about a NILS loan, please call us on 1300 770 550.