Kerry Chikarovski is a former NSW Liberal Leader and first woman to lead a major political party in New South Wales. She is also the
founder and Director of Chikarovski & Associates, a government relations, community engagement and stakeholder relations consultancy,
which she founded in 2003, whose expertise spans a wide range of industries including financial, government, community, property and
Knowing the ins and outs of working with government and its departments, has seen her assist a wide range of clients achieve success in
circumstances where bureaucracy has been challenging to navigate. Removing these roadblocks via sound policy and strategic approach is
what Kerry is widely known for in the industry.
Kerry holds a number of non-executive board roles including, NSW Waratahs Rugby Union, Our Watch, Adopt Change and the Humpty Dumpty
Foundation. She is the Chair of NSW Women’s Rugby Union, an ambassador for the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation, and a mentor
with the Minerva Network, supporting professional sportswomen on and off the field.
Michael Crismale is Founder - Executive Chairman and President Matrium Technologies Pty
Limited and Chairman of Board and Finance, Audit, Risk, Remuneration and/or Compliance Committees. Fellow Member of Australian Institute of
Company Directors, Member of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, with background in corporate accounting, taxation,
business strategy advice, specialising in sports administration, "not for profit" and corporate governance. Michael has extensive
experience in developing businesses to reach their full potential through strategic direction, sales, marketing and general management.
He is recognised as a leading figure in administration across a number of sports and dedicates a significant portion of life to the love of
sport. Current executive and non-executive roles include Matrium Technologies Pty Ltd, Matrix Bloodstock Pty Ltd, Racing New South Wales,
Emjay Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, JSA Financial Services Pty Ltd and Sydney Football Club Pty Ltd. Previous roles include Australian Turf
Club, Surf Life Saving Australia and the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.
Todd Greenberg is regarded as one of the most accomplished sports administrators and leaders in
Australia. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) as well as a director of the
Australian Athletes Alliance (AAA) and a director of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA). Todd is also a
non-executive director of Venues NSW, the owner, coordinator and promoter of a portfolio of publicly owned sports and entertainment
venues in NSW.
As the CEO of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA), Todd provides the leadership for the
collective and representative voice of past and present male and female elite domestic and international cricketers in Australia. Prior to
his time at the ACA, Todd spent 5 years as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Rugby League (NRL) & occupied one of the
highest profile CEO roles in the country.
Prior to his time at the NRL, Todd held several distinguished roles, including six years as CEO of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
and seven years as General Manager of Commercial Operations at ANZ Stadium – one of the premier stadiums in Australia and home of the
Sydney Olympics in 2000.
Clare is the CEO at Little Wings, commencing her tenure in 2019; she has dedicated her career to
the not-for-proﬁt sector. Most recently she has fulﬁlled roles as CEO in the anti-human traﬃcking and dis-ability industries. Clare is a
qualiﬁed psychologist, specialising in child and adolescent welfare, and is passionate about working in community-based projects aimed
at making a difference in the lives of children and their families.
Following her training, Clare worked in positions of senior leadership in both Australia and the United Kingdom, establishing new projects
of purpose and developing, leading and inspiring teams in executing innovative programs in the areas of child protection, early
intervention, disability and education.
More recently, Clare authored a book titled, Threads of Hope, with the goal of celebrating the lives of human traﬃcking survivors.
Ultimately, shining a light on the devastating scars humans have battled, the survivor stories of triumph and the incredible work, passion
and intervention ffered by Australians in creating change, raising the voice of those unable. Clare is a strong believer in the power of
people, whereby a united ffort can effect meaningful and signiﬁcant change on a local and global level.
James initially worked in investment banking and private equity for several years assisting
private companies access new opportunities, capital and exit strategies. He also founded Enterprise Angels, one of the first cloud based
business angel networks in Australia.
In 2006 he founded Queensland Leaders, a platform based business initiative to work with leading private companies to assist them become
national and international market leaders.
After the success in Queensland, he established the Leaders business platform across Australia, New Zealand and the UK through the
International Leaders business. James studied accounting at QUT and then completed an MBA with Bond University. His focus for the last 25
years has been to assist private business owners achieve their best through access to expertise, experience and inspiration.
Angela Vithoulkas is a multi-award-winning business owner who has forged a successful career in
public, business, and corporate life. Angela’s business experience spans more than 30 years, having bought, sold and built dozens
of businesses and employed hundreds of people. As a Customer Service Strategist, Angela now shares her expertise and her proven systems
to help business owners be more profitable and grow there businesses just like her.
Angela is also the founder, executive producer and host of SME TV, a new YouTube Channel dedicated to giving SMEs a voice. Angela’s many
awards include NSW Entrepreneur of the Year as well as Telstra Women’s Business Owner of The Year. In 2017 Angela was named one of
Australia’s Top Nine Influential Female Entrepreneurs. Angela has also served as a twice elected City of Sydney Councillor, representing
and advocating for businesses in Sydney.
Craig West - Non-Executive Chairman
Craig is a strategic accountant with over 25 years of experience advising business owners. As a CPA
in public practice, his background provided invaluable experience in business owners' key issues of concern. After gaining two masters
degrees in Capital Gains Tax, Craig formed a solid view that business owners were unprepared and unaware of the steps required to
prepare a business for exit. Craig now acts as a strategic mentor for mid-market business owners and has written four critically acclaimed
books on employee incentives, succession planning, asset protection and exit strategies. Craig's practice Succession Plus is
Australia's largest Business Succession and Exit Planning firm.
Craig was appointed Executive Chairman of The SME Association of Australia in 2014, Australia's largest small business organisation.
His awards include the 2014 Exit Planner of the Year at the Exit Planning Institute Annual Conference in Texas, USA. For the
development of an innovative exit planning process to help business owners maximise business value and achieve a successful exit. And
has been received an Australian wide award for the Employee Share Ownership Plan of the Year, twice for developing a proprietary
structure - a Peak Performance Trust.