Our Staff

The team at the Pat Cronin Foundation are dedicated to our mission each and every day.

Dr Geoff Smith

General Manager

Geoff joined the Foundation in 2018, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in working in research and management in not-for-profit settings across social violence, healthcare and strategy. As General Manager of the Foundation, Geoff leads our work across education, awareness and research, with a specific focus on strategy delivery and organisational development.

Steve Layt

Partnerships Manager

Steve, has had a strong connection with the foundation from day one, having coached local footy for some 15 years and has a great understanding and connection with what we stand for. Steve  joined the foundation in 2020 and over 30+ year’s experience in Major Customer Account Management roles dealing with various corporate high profile businesses. As Partnerships Manager of the foundation , Steve has a number of roles in Managing our education and awareness programs through schools, sporting clubs,  and community groups as well as helping the foundation continue building our corporate Partnership base.

Ben O’Toole

Education Presenter

Ben joined the Foundation in 2019 and brings over five years’ experience in public speaking and sharing his story as a victim of assault. Ben leads our Education Program, including delivering presentations at schools, community organisations and sporting clubs across the country.

Emma Crupi

Marketing and Administration Assistant

Emma brings experience in marketing, product development and design to the Foundation, after joining us in 2019. Emma is responsible for the delivery of our marketing plan, and the management and growth of our social media channels.

Casual Presenters

In 2020 we have added to our presentation delivery team. All have a personal connection with Pat and the Cronin Family and bring passion and commitment to delivering the Foundation’s message.

Steve O’MalleyPeter TresederPatrick TurnbullNick EggletonHayden Bowkett