Executive Team


Keren Ludski

Chief Executive Officer

Keren Ludski commenced as CEO of Red Nose Australia in December 2018.

Keren comes to Red Nose with a wealth of experience in counselling and bereavement support, as well as business and philanthropy.

Keren is also a bereaved parent of Ben who was tragically lost to SIDS in 1998.

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Andrew Hutchins

Chief Finance Officer

Andrew Hutchins in an experienced CFO with 30 years of experience in financial and corporate services, having worked across a number of industries and in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. Andrew commenced with Red Nose in April 2018 and is responsible for stewarding our financial resources to secure our long-term sustainability.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Financial management
  • Corporate Services
  • Commercial activities and Red Nose Clothing and Collections.

Amy Johnston

General Manager, Fundraising & Marketing

Amy Johnston is a fundraising and communications professional with over 15 years’ experience across the not-for-profit, health and research, and education sectors. Amy commenced with Red Nose in October 2018 and is responsible for connecting our wonderful supporters with the work of Red Nose so together we can achieve our mission to save little lives and support families affected by the loss of a child.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Fundraising and Events
  • Community engagement
  • Philanthropy
  • Partnerships
  • Brand, media and communications.

Rachel Ficinus

Clinical Manager, Bereavement Services

Rachel Ficinus is a registered psychologist with 16 years’ experience working in mental health, youth and family counselling and paediatric palliative care in the public health and not-for-profit sectors. Rachel commenced at Red Nose in May 2020 and is responsible for clinical management of Red Nose’s Bereavement Services, ensuring we continue to provide high quality and evidence-based bereavement support to all Red Nose families.