Cr Sutton-Legaud has committed her career to the Australian non-profit sector working with Oxfam Australia, Plan International, Bush Heritage Australia and Zoos Victoria in leadership roles. It was for her work with Plan International and the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games that Cr Sutton-Legaud was honoured as a Victorian Telstra Businesswoman of the Year.
Cr Sutton-Legaud has lived in Hobsons Bay for almost 20 years and is committed to delivering measurable outcomes for our community. She has a unique set of skills: strong organisational leadership, revenue-generation, financial management and strategic change management. Cr Sutton-Legaud has developed strong governance skills as a board member with Seddon Community Bank, BirdLife Australia, Connecting Home and Trust for Nature. In Hobsons Bay, Cr Sutton-Legaud serves on the board of the Hobsons Bay Community Fund and volunteers with the Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre. Her consulting work has provided opportunities to engage with Australian schools, universities and charities providing strategic advice to build capacity and financial sustainability.
Cr Sutton-Legaud is Principal Consultant for AskRIGHT a strategic fundraising consultancy operating in Australia and New Zealand. She has led organisations with up to 70 staff and driven strategies which have raised more than $150 million for Australian non-profits. Cr Sutton-Legaud has an MBA, is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a Fellow of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.