The planning, establishment and ongoing management of The Cardoner Project isoverseen by a diverse team of experts in order to create an environment run by young people for young people

Our Team

Fr. David Braithwaite SJ, Founder & CEO of The Cardoner Project

Fr. David Braithwaite, SJ runs young-adult ministries for the Jesuits in Australia. He established a volunteering network for young people, both locally and overseas, which grew into The Cardoner Project. Fr David seeks to engage young people in a positive mission for the socially and economically disadvantaged, while integrating faith and reflective transformation. He is passionate about encouraging young people to have hope in a more just and better future.


Campion Fernando
Andrew McWhirter
Sue Walsh
Ann Devine

Business Support

Renata Nieto

The Two Wolves: Community Cantina

Hana Murray
Oscar Cavalletto
Emily Worthington

Jesuit Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Jesse Gray
Sean Hogan

The Two Wolves: Abroad

Cormac Lennon

The Two Wolves: Leadership Collective

Theo Ott
Oli Clarke
Jacinta Mitchell

Bellarmine House

Alex Graham

our boarD

Michael Morgan (Chair)
Fr. David Braithwaite SJ
Br. Ian Cribb SJ
Jim Barber
Nicholas McGrath
Fraser Short
Jane Brennan
Dr. Helen Cannon
Simon Byrne