Chantal was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1984, where she trained as a registered nurse and worked in oncology and palliative care. She also spent many years working in clinical cancer research. She currently works as a project manager for the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. She has been a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s since 1995 and was the administrative director of Siddhartha’s Intent Australia from October 2012 to June 2020. Chantal has been the Australian representative for Khyentse Foundation since 2010. She oversees the global Siddhartha’s Intent distribution team, and sits on the Siddhartha’s Intent Hong Kong Surplus Funds Committee.
Khyentse Foundation Liason
Chantal is the Australian representative of Khyentse Foundation and has been the Director of Siddhartha’s Intent Australia for the past eight years. Chantal oversees the project’s key liaison communications with Khyentse Foundation, and brings to the role her skills in project management and mediation.