The Buttery’s new Chair, Sandy Lockhart has had a long association with The Buttery.

His son found recovery through The Buttery’s residential program. A long-term donor, Sandy and other Buttery parents founded The Buttery Sydney Committee. He later joined the Board of Directors.

Sandy said he looks forward to continuing his engagement with The Buttery for the foreseeable future.

“This is a good time for The Buttery as we expand and integrate our community and residential programs to help more people who have mental health, substance misuse and gambling issues,” Sandy said

Sandy is a Founding Partner of the private equity firm, Next Capital. He was a Director of Macquarie Bank Limited. Sandy is a graduate of Harvard University and attended Harvard Business School.The Buttery Board has also appointed Byron Bay-based lawyer and yoga teacher, Kara Goodsell to the position of Company Secretary.

Sandy replaces the long-serving former Chair, Professor Robert Weatherby.

Buttery Directors are all volunteers, giving freely of their time and expertise to advance the life-changing work of The Buttery.