High Calibre Corporate Talent, Combined with Corporate Governance and Broad Operational Management Expertise.

Louise McCann MOM | GAICD

Peter Bennetto SA Fin | GAICD

Graham Cook MBA | BCom | FAICD

Louise McCann

Louise has extensive experience as a senior executive in the media, publishing and market research sectors and has made substantial contributions as an Executive Director and Non-Executive Director of numerous organisations including ASX listed IINET, the global management board of Hall & Partners, Research International Asia Pacific, the Australian Market & Social Research Organisation, OzTam, The Brain Bank and the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Operational Management with Asia Pacific Reach
  • Management of Large-Scale Complex Projects
  • Media Relations
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • New Business Development & Business Start-Ups

Peter Bennetto

Peter is a leading business advisor with extensive experience as an investor, executive and director in banking, resources and environmental companies.  Peter is currently advising several companies in these sectors, and is a director of Fertoz Ltd, a fertilizer development company, and chairman of Ironbark Zinc, an ASX-listed base metal developer. He is focussing his corporate finance and investment experience in assisting environmental, finance and services businesses. 

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Managing Growing Entrepreneurial Businesses
  • Governance 
  • Structuring and Financing Companies 
  • Merging Companies 
  • Managing and Motivating Sales Teams 
  • Lobbying and Government Insight

Graham Cook 

Graham is an experienced CEO, a seasoned Chairman and Executive Director with a diverse portfolio of appointments.  He has an outstanding record of contribution across a broad spectrum of environments and economic conditions. His CEO roles have included founding managing director of E*Trade stockbroking service, managing director of IOOF Group Ltd, Chase AMP Bank and Le Fort capital and sales and marketing and general management positions with American Express in Australia and Asia.  Graham is currently Chairman of ATP Innovations, a leading business incubator, Chairman of Gunz Dental, a director of the trustee company for a large funds manager and recently completed a successful 9-year term as the Chairman of WSN Environmental Solutions.

Key Areas of Expertise: 

  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Sales and Marketing Plans and Execution
  • Business Turnarounds
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity Experience
  • Corporate Governance, Audit and Compliance
  • Use of IT for Competitive Advantage
  • Broad Industry Experience

Please contact Mike Hayes on (02) 9922 6175 for more information about our Advisory Board Syndicates. 

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