The Health Australia & Tanzania (HAT) Committee is run by a group of volunteers from different professional backgrounds. Our board works collectively to be the voice of HAT. They are responsible for the overall performance and effective governance of the organisation, providing strategic direction and leadership. The board meets once a month and its members are appointed at the Annual General Meeting. The organisation is also composed of a sub-committee that is responsible for the evaluation of the development projects after project complexion.  

Our current board reads as follows: 

-Peter Constable (President) 

-Ana Peguero (Secretary)

-Ernest Mudogo (Treasurer)

-Martin Gould (Overseas Partners & Projects Officer)

- Tessa Saunders (Volunteer Coordinator)

-Theresa Ng (Social Media Coordinator)


Peter Constable



Peter works as Financial Accountant at City of Whittlesea. He has been involved with HAT since its foundation in 2005 and has been a crucial part in the organisation growth over the years. He previously acted as the HAT Treasurer and has been the HAT President since 2013.

Ana Peguero

Ana works as an Administration Officer at Unilodge and she has a Journalism & International Development background. She is the Secretary of HAT and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the organisation. She also writes and edits the monthly digital newsletter.

Ernest Mudogo


Ernest works as Financial Accountant at NMIT and he is the HAT Treasurer. He is responsible for the financial management of the organisation.

Martin Gould

Martin works as a Public Policy and Economics Consultant. He is the HAT Overseas Partners & Projects Officer. His role involves working with HAPA, MAMADO & HPT (HAT’s Tanzanian partners) to ensure that the organisation is having maximum impact on the ground and that the work is undertaken with the necessary best practice.

Tessa Saunders 

Tessa has worked in program management within the not-for-profit sector for over 7 years. She currently works for the Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local and is also studying International Health. She is the HAT Volunteer Coordinator and is responsible for engaging potential board & sub-committee members and for the coordination of events and fundraising volunteers.

Theresa Ng


Theresa has a background in International Development Studies and works as a Community Development Coordinator at Unilodge, organising programs and events for mostly young adults. She is the HAT Social Media Coordinator and her role consists of managing the Facebook and Twitter account. She makes sure that our followers get the most updated information in regards to the organisations news and events and also the latest update in global development news.




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