Jill Reichstein OAM is the Chair of the Reichstein Foundation, a position she has held since 1987.
The Foundation works for social justice and environmental sustainability by investing strategically in inspiring people, projects and organisations. In her role, Jill has been active in developing strategic partnerships and alliances towards growing progressive philanthropy as well as mentoring and resourcing new donors who are seeking to clarify their own philanthropic direction. Her involvement with social change philanthropy grew from her early involvement with the first women’s refuge in Victoria and with the community childcare movement.
Jill is also Chair of the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network and serves on the boards of the Trust for Young Australians, Igniting Change and the Australian Women Donors Network. Previously she has been President of Philanthropy Australia and a Non Executive Director of Koorie Heritage Trust.
In 2000, Jill was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to philanthropy.