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Meet Our New Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee Members: Michelle Windsor and Freya Riddel

We are delighted to introduce two outstanding individuals who will be joining the ASAPD Finance, Audit, and Risk (FAR) Committee. These esteemed members will play a pivotal role in overseeing financial accounts, internal controls, insurance activities, and shaping the future of our organisation.

Michelle Windsor

Michelle brings over two decades of leadership experience in diverse Asia Pacific financial services to our committee. Her analytical and creative thinking skills are exceptional, driving innovative solutions for ASAPD. Michelle’s global network is an asset, with a proven ability to build senior-level relationships in the financial industry, enriched by her cross-cultural expertise in Asia. She’s a seasoned leader, known for successfully implementing impactful programs. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Michelle is deeply engaged in the community, actively participating in sports, and contributing to organisations like Sport NSW, recreational clubs, elite athlete mentoring, and migrant English teaching.

Freya Riddel

Freya is a Chartered Accountant with over eight years of diverse global financial services experience in cities such as London, Shanghai, Paris, and now Sydney, brings a wealth of skills and passion to our committee. Notably, Freya led the delivery of a government contract for the National Deaf Children’s Charity in London, aiming to reform UK Special Educational Needs legislation, showcasing her commitment to creating positive change. Her personal motivation for this role comes from her belief in the transformative power of sports and her experience with a sibling facing complex needs, driving her dedication to making a difference. Freya’s professional contributions extend to conducting financial health reviews for organisations in Kenya, emphasising her commitment to financial sustainability. Her multidisciplinary expertise, advocacy for social impact, passion for empowerment, and dedication to financial sustainability make her an invaluable addition to the ASAPD Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee.

If you’re interested in connecting with Michelle Windsor or Freya Riddel, have questions about the ASAPD FAR Committee, or wish to explore opportunities for collaboration, please feel free to reach out to us at We believe in the power of collaboration and welcome your engagement as we work together to create positive change.