Mito Foundation Team

SeanSean Murray – CEO

Sean Murray was appointed as part time CEO in January 2011 and took up the role full time in April 2012. Sean is responsible for execution of the Mito Foundation strategic plan and all aspects of Mito Foundation operations.

Sean’s background includes software development, business consulting and general management. His career previously focused on organisational change and project/programme management. Sean has lived and worked in Australia, the UK and the US with broad industry experience in both private and government sectors. Sean holds a degree in Computer Science and Pure Mathematics (BSc) from Sydney University.

With a strong family connection with mitochondrial disease, Sean is deeply motivated to drive the Mito Foundation toward achieving its goal of finding a cure.

Sean is a member of the Mito Foundation Nominations Committee and a founding director of the Mito Foundation.

Jo de Bry – Marketing and Communications ManagerJo image

Jo joined the Mito Foundation in 2013.  She has nearly 20 years marketing and communications experience primarily in the not-for-profit sector, both in the UK and in Australia.


Dominique Connerty imageDominique Connerty – Senior Marketing and Development Coordinator

Dominique joined the Mito Foundation in April 2014. She has previously worked in online marketing and managing digital content. She holds a BA in Communications.


Aaron Smith – Digital Communications Strategist

Aaron joined the Mito Foundation in July 2018 after previously volunteering as a web designer for The Bloody Long Walk website. He has 10 years experience in digital marketing, web design and I.T.


Rebecca Davis imageRebecca Davis – Services Team Leader

Rebecca joined the team in April 2014. She holds a Masters Degree in Research and has previously worked in local government.


Jane imageJane Hudson – Project Manager

Jane joined the Mito Foundation team in April 2016. She has a degree in Planning Studies. Jane has previously worked as an Account Manager for various advertising agencies.