About Us

About Us

New South Wales Leaders inspires the next generation of leading companies. It achieves this through the provision of knowledge, networks, and capital.

New South Wales Leaders assists companies to achieve sustainable growth, manage succession planning and evaluate entry and exit strategies for their business.

Using this experience and its networks, New South Wales Leaders operates a range of initiatives designed to benefit companies at different stages of growth.

These initiatives include:

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.

Advisory Board

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 Clark

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 Paulsen

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. 


Nominate Now

New South Wales Leaders selects leading growth companies to become Members. Up to 25 Executive Leaders and 16 Future Leaders are selected each year.