Our Trustees

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Peter Large
Chairperson & CEO

Peter Large is the CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Books in Homes Australia. He oversees the finances, operations and reporting at the charity. He has over 30 years of management experience in business operations in finance, financial services, project delivery and Information Technology. Peter is also a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce obtained from the University of NSW. He has also been a long-term supporter of and advocate for Books in Homes Australia since its inception in 2001.

Murray Hartin
Trustee

Murray “Muz” Hartin is a long-time supporter of Books in Homes Australia. Murray is one of Australia’s most popular poets and corporate performers. In this capacity he is also a big hit as a Books in Homes Role Model at Book Giving Assemblies all over the country, including inner-city Sydney and up to the Kimberley Ranges. Murray is extremely passionate about the opportunities Books in Homes Australia offers to underprivileged children. He believes nothing can beat the smiles on the faces of the kids when they receive their books, and that’s why he has remained a committed supporter of the charity.

Danny Lee
Trustee

Danny Lee is a former Trustee who is returning to the fold of Books in Homes Australia to help promote literacy amongst children across the country through support and expansion of the various Programs.

Danny is recently retired after a lengthy career in management with several Top 50. He holds a Board position with Brighton Lakeside Recreation and Golf Club, and actively participates in the Street Buffet charity which helps with the wellbeing of homeless people in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

Danny is a keen golfer, walker and traveler.

Peter Sommerville
Trustee

Peter Somerville has been a Trustee of Books in Homes Australia since May 2014. He is currently Director and Principal of Comfin Consulting Pty Ltd (a commercial finance brokerage and consulting business located in Brisbane) and has over 20 years working experience in the Banking and Finance / Commercial Finance Industry. Peter holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Banking and Finance obtained from the University of Southern Queensland. Other industry qualifications held are Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking and a Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management, which were obtained from the National Finance Institute. Peter has been a long-term supporter / sponsor of and advocate for Books in Homes since its inception in 2001.

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