New South Wales Leaders has a vision that includes:
Assisting growth companies to become national and international market leaders;
Developing and enhance the leadership skills of Founders, Directors and Executives;
Developing greater link to local, national and international capital markets;
Surrounding growth companies with Business, Industry and Government leaders.
New South Wales Leaders has a nationally recognised Advisory Board, consisting of leading executive and non-executive directors to assist in developing the ongoing strategic direction of the network and aide in the growth and development of Members. This Advisory Board includes:
Darren has owned and grown more than 30 private organisations including the Ocean Group, one of the largest Events and Entertainment
organisation in the country. He is currently a Founding Partner of Encite, A Director of Knoego Investments and a Director of Creative
Media Warehouse. He has served on State and Federal Government Ministerial Advisory Groups and on numerous boards.
James started his career with Corporation Builders and worked his way up to Executive Director. He also founded Enterprise Angels,
one of the first business angel networks in Australia. In 2006 he founded Queensland Leaders, an initiative to work with
Queensland's leading private companies to assist them become national or international market leaders. James studied accounting at
QUT and then completed an MBA with Bond University.
New South Wales Leaders selects leading growth companies to become Members. Up to 25 Executive Leaders and 16 Future Leaders are selected each year.