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Advisory board

The Adelaide Business School Advisory Board is comprised of influential industry and government leaders.
 
Our Advisory Board is a gateway to industry, providing valuable insight to ensure our research and educational activities are responsive to industry need, and fitting to equip the next generation of business leaders.
 
The Advisory Board has no binding decision making authority or executive function in the context of the Adelaide Business School operations.

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  • Paul Hutchinson - Chair, Adelaide Business School Advisory Board & Executive Director, Faculty of the Professions, The University of Adelaide

    Paul is currently employed by the University of Adelaide in the capacity of Executive Director for the Faculty of the Professions responsible for the provision of strategic, technical and operational support to the schools of Business, Economics and Law.

  • Noel Lindsay - Dean, Adelaide Business School & Pro Vice-Chancellor, Entrepreneurship, The University of Adelaide

    Noel Lindsay is Pro Vice Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) and Dean of Business at the Adelaide Business, The University of Adelaide where he is the Professor of Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation.

  • Teresa Ameduri - Executive Officer, Adelaide Business School, The University of Adelaide

    Teresa started her career as a graduate in the NAB where she held roles from a customer service officer to being one of the first female branch managers in the state. She then managed a portfolio of high net worth private local and international clients.

  • Justin Jamieson - Partner, KPMG

    Justin Jamieson has been a Partner at KPMG since 2008 and was appointed Chairman of Partners in South Australia in 2017. Justin also leads the KPMG Northern Territory and Tasmanian practices.

  • Lucinda Hewitson - CEO & Owner, Diversity Inclusion

    Lucinda Hewison is an industry leader in Diversity & Inclusion and works with organisations to support them to capitalise on the benefits. Lucinda is an Organisational Psychologist with over 20 years' experience working with companies in Australia, Asia and the UK.

  • Matt Madsen - Co-founder & Commercial Director, MTM Consulting Services Pty Ltd

    Matt has over 25 years of operational and leadership experience across resources industries. This includes project management of major capital projects in excess of $30b CAPEX in the global mining and oil & gas industries, and more recently in the aerospace industry. He has worked extensively in operations management across terrestrial resource sectors and industrial manufacturing of construction materials.

  • Anthony Kittel - CEO & Owner, Redarc Electronics

    Anthony Kittel is the CEO and Owner of REDARC Electronics. REDARC is a Lonsdale SA based, advanced manufacturer employing 200 staff and has an office at the Williamtown Aerospace Centre in NSW employing 10 staff. REDARC was established in 1979 and manufactures a range of portable power products for vehicle applications including battery management systems, power supplies, voltage converters, vehicle safety products and inverters.

  • Phill Hoffmann, AM - Managing Director, Phil Hoffmann Travel

     

    Phil Hoffmann has an unbiased global vision for the travel and tourism industry. A proud South Australian who travels the world as an unofficial ambassador flying the flag for both South Australian and Australian tourism he was awarded an Order of Australia in 2012 for his contribution to theTravel and Tourism Industries.

  • Jerry Adams - Company Director, Self

    Jerry Adams is a professional company director. His current directorships include: Chairman, Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd.; Chairman, Bolix SA [a building materials company in Poland]; Chairman, the Australian Chiropractic College; Chairman, (Advisory Board) La Casa Del Formaggio; NED, MINDA; Member, the University of Adelaide Business School Advisory Board and the Agribusiness Advisory Board.

  • Alf Ianniello - CEO, Detmold Group

    Alf Ianniello leads one of Australia's most well-established global manufacturing and sales packaging businesses, the Detmold Group. The Detmold Group manufactures paper and board packaging products in Australia and Asia and sells them through a network based in 22 cities around the world.

  • Andrew Nunn - Site Auditor, Accredited & Executive Director, JBS&G

    Andrew Nunn is a co-founder and Director of JBS&G Australia Pty Ltd (formerly S&G Australia). Andrew has over 28 years of experience in the assessment, remediation and management of contaminated sites, and Environmental Auditing. He specialises in providing strategic environmental advice to clients relating to all aspects of soil, groundwater and vapour assessment and remediation.

  • Will Rayner - COO, Divisional CFO, Rural Bank

    Will is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Rural Bank – a specialist agricultural lender and part of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group. He grew up on his family’s wheat and sheep farm in the mid-north of South Australia. He is a non-executive director of Australian Crop Forecasters, ProFarmer Australia, and is Chairman of the SA Dairy Industry Fund.

  • Brenton Cox - Executive Financial Officer, Adelaide Airport

    Brenton Cox is Adelaide Airport’s Chief Financial Officer. At Adelaide Airport, he is also responsible for the Aviation Business Development, Corporate Affairs, General Counsel, Company Secretary, Risk and WHS functions. He is currently a Director of Seymour College (Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee) and a Councillor of the Property Council of South Australia and Freight Council of South Australia.

  • Rick Persse - Chief Executive, Department of Education

    Rick Persse was appointed to lead the Department for Education in June 2016. Rick joined the department after a successful 4 year period as Chief Executive of the Attorney-General’s Department where he was central to delivery of the government’s program of criminal, civil and administrative justice reform.

  • Michael Neale - Managing Director, Literally Brilliant Pty Ltd

    Michael Neale is Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Literally Brilliant, a strategic marketing consultancy company that helps businesses understand what makes them BRILLIANT in the eyes of their customer, helps them to articulate that brand promise in narrative form, and then helps to reorganise their business to help them deliver that brand promise LITERALLY every day. His clients are based in Australia and the UK.

  • Bev Wright - CIO, Information Technology & Digital Services, The University of Adelaide

    Bev is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Adelaide and commenced the role in March 2017. Bev took on the role at the University of Adelaide to address the need for a strong strategic agenda with a focus on enabling a digital capability and transformation of IT services.

  • Dr Susie Khoo - CIO, Ngee Ann Academy Pte Ltd, Singapore

    Dr. Susie Khoo is the Chief Executive Officer of Ngee Ann Academy (NAA) in Singapore. NAA delivers higher education programmes through partnerships with overseas universities including University of Adelaide, King’s College London, University of Nottingham and SOAS University of London. Prior to this, she held the position of Chief Executive Officer and Dean of Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre, which was a joint-venture between Ngee Ann Education Holdings and University of Adelaide, from 2014 to 2018.

  • Jessie Jin - Managing Director, Australian International Education Services

    Jessi holds a Bachelor of International Finance from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Adelaide. As somebody who was born and raised in China but has spent two decades living and working in Australia, she understands how both countries operate from both linguistic and cultural perspectives.

  • Tammy Barton - Founder and Director of MyBudget

    Tammy Barton is one of Australia’s leading business women and the Founder and Director of personal budgeting company MyBudget, which has grown into a national success story.

    In 1999 and aged just 22, Tammy started the business from her home kitchen table after realising she could help people to gain control of their finances and manage their personal budgets.

  • Robbiee Minicola - Senior Director of Partner Strategy in Worldwide Retail & Consumer Goods Industry at Microsoft

    Robbee Minicola is Senior Director of Partner Strategy in the Worldwide Retail & Consumer Goods Industry team at Microsoft. Prior to, she was the Global Lead of Wunderman AI where she designed and built the first agency AI division with am emphasis on cognitive AI.

  • Alex Gorod - Professor, University of Adelaide & Adjunct Professor, Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York

    Dr. Alex Gorod is a Professor at the University of Adelaide and an Adjunct Professor at Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York.

    Alex is teaching courses in the areas of complex project management, leadership, systems engineering, engineering management, systems thinking, and operations management.

  • Marty Gauvin - CEO, Virtual Ark, Managing Director, Virtual Voices, CEO, Fertilis

    Mr Marty Gauvin is an entrepreneur who has established a range of high technology companies. He has founded seven businesses to date with the most recent being Virtual Ark, a cloud computing integrator, consultant and managed services provider focused on advancing capabilities ‘above the cloud’ through rolling out transformational solutions using its own and others IP. Mr Gauvin is also a co-founder of Virtual Voices which has developed unique IP allowing the human voice to be modified and corrected and of Fertilis which has developed technology to improve the results of IVF through automation.