Philip is a founder of BPL Corporate Advisors, an independent firm that specialises in providing corporate advice to listed public companies, larger private businesses and co-operatives including advice on mergers, acquisitions, divestments and capital raisings. Philip has over 35 years corporate advisory experience having previously worked for Baron Partners Limited and Morgan Grenfell Australia Limited. A senior fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), Philip is also a Non-Executive Director of Wallis Cinemas (Group), Vice President of Tennis SA and a member representative from Tennis SA to Tennis Australia.
Christopher has owned and operated a group of engineering businesses and is currently a Director of several private companies. Chris began his career as a public accountant, has held various positions including Managing Director and CEO and spent time as State General Manager for a major investment bank and venture capital company.
Robin has had extensive involvement with the Real Estate Institute of Australia, serving as past Chair of the South Australian chapter, and Chair of several institute committees. He has more than 30 years experience in the property industry and has provided consultancy services to many private and public companies, financial institutions, administrators and receivers.
Robin is noted for his corporate work in the residential sector for Trustees, financiers, receivers and administrators, and has a strong background in consultancy with an emphasis on “corporate residential” surrounding the trustee and realisation area, as well as extensive network of contacts across all States and Territories of Australia.
John is Managing Director of Marshall & Brougham Pty Ltd. He has extensive experience in the building industry and has held and still holds many board level positions on important industry organisations. John is one of only three life members of the Master Builders Association.
Rob is a partner of Cowell Clarke Commercial Lawyers and is also head of the firm's IP & IT team. Rob is a high profile and experienced lawyer with over 30 years’ expertise in dispute resolution, intellectual property, and commercial law. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and the SA Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal which hears cases involving complaints against legal practitioners.
Peter has over 45 years’ experience as a professional accountant. He is currently a Director of StewartBrown, Chartered Accountants, and heads their Adelaide office. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Registered Company Auditor.
Specialising in audit services, he has gained a great depth of auditing experience working with a diverse range of entities including public and private companies, government and private institutions, incorporated associations and trust accounts of solicitors, and land and business agents.
Sue is a lawyer of 35 years experience. She has a varied work background including extensive experience working on Federal and State Tribunals. These included the Residential Tenancies Tribunal, Social Security Appeals Tribunal, the Migration and Refugee Review Tribunal and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. She has also served as Director of the South Australian Legal Practitioners Conduct Board. Sue has undertaken legal work for the Federal and State Governments - including major fraud work with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and as a solicitor with the National Crime Authority. Sue has held the position of chairperson of a community based child care centre.
Linda has held several distinguished positions in South Australia including Commissioner for Equal Opportunity and Director Funding and Advocacy at the SA Intellectual Disability Services Council. Following these positions, she was appointed Queensland’s first Privacy Commissioner in 2010. She was also the Executive Director of Women NSW in 2013-2014. Linda has managed other organisations including the Parks Community Legal Service, SA Domestic Violence Prevention Unit, SA Rape and Sexual Assault Service, Survivors of Torture and Trauma Rehabilitation Services (STTARS) and Catherine House. Most recently Linda was appointed as Chairperson for disability services provider SCOSA and Chairperson of St Mark’s College.
David operates a property consultancy business and has extensive experience in the commercial, retail and industrial property sectors.
David is currently a member of the Urban Renewal Authority Board of Management and is the Deputy Chair of Turner Securities. Previous board and committee roles held by David include Director of the Property Trust of Australia, Chair of the West Beach Trust and Chair of the Government Office Accommodation Committee.
David’s qualifications include a Master of Applied Science in Project Management and he is a Life Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
Phil has enjoyed a long career in construction and property management. Having co-founded a major South Australian Construction Group in the mid ‘80’s, he remained in the proprietary/leadership group for some 20 years whilst the organisation grew through broad diversification across industry sectors of medium and high density housing, civic and commercial building, civil engineering and marine structures, industrial mechanical construction and property development.
His long industry association and professional manner have also provided multiple opportunities to serve in related Industry Organisations, Government/ Non-Government and Not-For-Profit sectors.
In particular, his experience in the aged care and housing of the homeless sectors equip him well to serve Adelaide Benevolent Society.