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Our Board of Directors leadership and business experience spans many sectors including IT, Publishing, Broadcasting, Finance, Insurance, Health, Manufacturing and Mining.

John Swete Kelly

John Swete Kelly

Chairman

As a Director, John is an outcomes focused person with good communication and interpersonal skills who can inspire boards and leadership teams to achieve a business’s commercial goals. He has a proven record in assisting businesses to identify and achieve their strategic needs and ensuring that operational initiatives necessary to grow the business and achieve high levels of customer satisfaction are achieved. John’s success as a director can be attributed to his experience and skills in directing, leading and managing a diverse range of businesses; stakeholder management; analysing, planning and implementing strategic direction; solving complex problems; implementing systems, structures and KPIs; and achieving best practice business solutions. His leadership and planning skills are supported by good financial acumen and a history of implementing innovative business solutions.

John has extensive experience in financial management, operations, marketing, human resources, information system, and business administration. Success as a Director has been achieved through effective leadership, developing positive client relationships, working in collaborative relationships with owners and leadership teams, mentoring the leadership team, and developing a positive corporate culture.

Peter Ord

Peter Ord

Executive Director
Peter has over 30 years of marketing and management experience in the USA, UK and Australia.

Peter has owned and operated a number of start-up medical device companies and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Device Technologies Pty Limited, the largest privately owned and operated health device company in Australia and New Zealand.

Peter won the Ernst and Young Eastern Region 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology Communications and Life Sciences.

He is a Board Member of four (4) companies and has mentored MBA graduates at the University of New South Wales.

His marketing and business background and customer service ethics guarantees that there is always a focus on members’ needs and member satisfaction.

Craig Caesar

Craig Caesar

Director
Craig is the Managing Director and major shareholder of the Express Industrial Group of Companies which was formed in 1991. Express employs over 100 staff members with a branch network across NSW and VIC; and has an extensive customer base across mining, manufacturing, transport, food and the pharmaceutical industries.

Greg Bergan

CEO at Creativity Inc
After 10 years of learning the ropes in Fleet management, Human Resources and Operations Management, Greg’s career took a new direction in the mid-nineties. Harnessing his HR and Operational skills, Greg lobbied Unions and Senior Management at Australia Post to introduce an innovative employment program for people with disabilities. This took quite some time and effort, but it resulted in the first two young people with intellectual disabilities being appointed as Mail Officers in Australia.

Greg left Australia Post and joined the Australian Quadriplegic Association in 1995 in order to establish its first open employment program. Greg progressed through AQA to become General Manager and was ultimately appointed as CEO in February 2002. Seeing the need for change, Greg set about re-engineering AQA and, in 2003, AQA was re-launched with a new brand and image – Spinal Cord Injuries Australia. In his time at SCI Australia, Greg restructured and introduced new Peer Support, Business and Employment programs including the highly successful Workplace Injury Prevention Program, Teamsafe.

Greg’s current role as CEO at Creativity Inc has seen him steer the organisation through much change with particular emphasis on Person Centred Approaches, program development, growth and re-branding. Creativity Inc has more than doubled in size during his 7 year tenure and Greg is looking forward to the substantial changes that the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will bring to the sector.

 

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