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Membership Honour Board

AIEA has four membership categories and you can view the criteria for each category.

The two senior levels are Certified Professional (CAIEA) and Fellow (FAIEA) and we would like to introduce them to you. Like the visible part of an iceberg, it is an indicator of the depth of expertise to be found in AIEA.



Bio Excerpt


Keith Bailey


As a confidential Advisor, Interim Executive and Non-Executive Director, Keith has worked with Boards and Directors in strategy, governance and risk management across diverse industries and regions and often leads the implementation. 

Peter Bartlett


Peter has over 43 years of IT and Business experience across a broad range of business sectors, working with Federal, State and Local Government organisations in Australia, Asia and the U.S.A. and large global and Australian commercial corporations and companies.

Ian Birch


I am a passionate and transformational leader with 20+ years senior executive experience, creating shareholder and stakeholder value by aligning complex organisations to their market and customers, and positioning them for growth and prosperity; Investing in the people and creating a culture where they are valued and trusted to deliver is critical to delivering extraordinary outcomes.

Jon Bloomfield


MD/CEO/GM/COO with substantial international business experience across the FMCG, Manufacturing and Professional Service sectors. Career encompasses senior marketing, sales and business development responsibilities with multi-nationals and SMEs in complex, demanding and highly competitive environments; proven business leader with a history of planning and delivering the transformation of B2C and B2B manufacturing businesses.

Garth Borgelt


A highly experienced executive with a track record in excess of 30 years delivering strong business performance, I have strong networks and relationships with senior people around Australia. Holding an MBA and Diploma of Company Directorship as well as accreditation in many areas including Project management, People profiling, relationship-based sales, organisational effectiveness and more.

Jim Burkett FAIEA

Many companies market share and people’s careers have benefited from Jim’s management, international trading, logistics & SCM experience. Jim led and mentored many in diverse cultures representing to Boards and decision makers on strategy, procurement feasibility, operations and market penetration potential. 

Chris Burnett


Chris is an experienced executive manager, board director and management consultant. Through personal hands-on leadership of numerous businesses he has gained substantial commercial experience, with a proven international track record of success and innovation in challenging business environments.

Kym Clayton FAIEA

I have extensive experience in Sales & Sales Management, Business Development and Relationship Management up to CxO level as well as General Management with full P&L responsibility. I have led, built, developed and turned around business within differing industry sectors, through conventional and unconventional methods, throughout Australia, Asia, Middle East, Africa and USA during the past 20+ years.

Ian Coombe


Leading complex organisations / rollouts including 320 people from 3 nations in over 20 countries. Key top level advice of businesses up to $10bn & 50,000 people - but often much smaller! Qualified and experienced on Boards and in CEO positions. Keynote / opening speaker on national & international conferences, media and other venues. Policies, Plans, Budgets, etc for all aspects of large organisations including Marketing, IT & Internet. Organisational analysis including business process, structure, performance and leadership.

Peter Diezmann


Experienced Business Manager with background in Marketing, Logistics, Business Leadership and Executive Management. Most recently with 14 years executive management experience in PNG at General Manager and Managing Director level. Extensive Background in Growing Businesses having direct responsibility for acquiring, merging and building businesses in the Downstream Oil Industry.

Bruce Douglas FAIEA

Bruce is an IT/GIS business professional with extensive experience in working with all levels of councils, government and utilities to ensure that technology-based strategies meet business and strategic goals.  As the founder and Director of Corporate GIS, an independent business-based strategic management consultancy, Bruce has significant skills in marketing and communications with C-level executives in government.

Tim Ebberk FAIEA

I am a Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Board Advisor, Committee Chair (Audit & Risk), CEO and CFO with over a decade of board level experience across global IT, Media, Consulting and Finance industries. In an executive capacity I was CEO of Oracle Australia New Zealand, Chief Commercial Officer of NBN Co and previously CEO of SAP Australia New Zealand. I have leveraged my strong commercial, financial and sporting background to innovate, transform and grow businesses, drive revenue, build and close large commercial transactions, develop talent, and develop and successfully implement strategic business changes.

Mark Fenton


Experienced Finance Executive and Company Director

Graeme Finlayson


Accomplished C-Suite executive, strong commercial acumen, versatile range across shared services, corporate, governance and operational areas, driving value and business improvement in the transport, logistics, government, mining, energy, utilities and legal sector

Rick Gawdat


I am an MBA qualified senior executive with substantial success in sales, marketing, finance and general management disciplines delivered through global groundbreaking skills and a deep knowledge in leading and growing complex multinational sales organisations. I have a consistent record of achievement gained through orchestrating and delivering high performing growth strategies and developing cohesive teams across a multitude of markets and channels.

John Glaister


Organisational change management, leadership and team building, asset management, trouble-shooting, government relations and understanding government processes, policy development (especially natural resources sector), managing public consultation processes, Board memberships, "critical friend" roles, industry-University relationships, short term executive roles, chairing organising committees for major events, qualifications in science, sociology, business management, experience in health, transport, fisheries, innovation, science, R&D commercialisation.policy areas.

Allison Golsby


Allison Golsby is a mining and business strategist, speaker, commercialisation and business optimisation specialist. Ms Golsby is an expert in safety, designing and managing safe systems. She has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry. Ms Golsby has a Masters in Mining Engineering, a Masters in Geomechanics and a Graduate Diploma in Ventilation. She is a Member of: the AusIMM, Registered Professional Engineer (Mining), AICD.

Fred Goodwin FAIEA

I am an experienced executive manager with extensive experience driving initiatives for a diverse range of companies. I bring a high level of leadership experience in overall management, training, and mentoring employees to seize success. I align all strategies and simplify processes to execute the mission. I create solutions that help organisations unlock their full potential, create a sustainable competitive advantage, and achieve synergies across the business. 

Stephen Harris


We help businesses be successful and maintain strong and consistent growth. A complete marketing strategy, a website that works, powerful branding or help in gaining control in your business – we can help you achieve the results you want. Our reputation is built on the success of our clients. Ask them, and they will tell you our unwavering commitment, passion for what we do, and the way we think and act makes them glad that we are on board with their business.

Anthony Hercok


Tony is a highly experienced senior executive, board director and consultant. Past positions include Partner, CEO, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, General Manager, Marketing Director, Sales/Business Development Director, Marketing Manager, Product Manager and Sales Representative. Industry experience includes professional services (legal and accounting), manufacturing, media (television), advertising/communications (agency executive) and entertainment (digital, video, music, magazines and books) - from SME to very large corporate.

Mary Hockaday


I provide specialist consultant human resources, practice management and business excellence solutions for professional services firms, not-for-profits (NFPs), SMEs and other industry organisations. I am a strategic thinker, who is analytical and commercial in outlook. Adding value and making a difference to the growth and profitability of an organisation is paramount to me. I am a passionate leader who is driven by the vision, values and culture of an organisation to achieve successful outcomes for the business.

Graeme Keddie


Graeme is an IT professional with over 20 years’ experience. Graeme brings significant experience, gained by working with small and also multi-national corporations. He enjoys his work and, his experience, combined with his understanding of business drivers and commitment to value added IT initiatives, means he is well placed to assist organisations across the spectrum of IT issues.

Paul Kennedy


For the last 20 years I’ve relished the opportunities and challenges of helping organisations grow their business. In addition, I have an extensive network of over 4000 senior business and personal contacts across a wide range of industries and professions. My focus is on identifying, knowing and introducing my clients to their ‘ideal clients’ (B2B rather than B2C). By working with a small number of clients at any one time, I believe my experience, energy and enthusiasm adds significant value to their business.

David Liebich


A seasoned finance professional that has moved on from a compliance focus to new focuses supporting the strategic goals of businesses and capable of partnering CEO’s in driving businesses forward. Drawing on previous experiences, I am a finance professional that is strategic in outlook, forward looking, seeking innovative solutions. I am a business partner to shareholders and management contributing to the business planning and performance management of business; A solid track record of Financial Reporting, both internal and external up to Board level; Involvement in Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions. This experience is supported by looking at 5 key elements in a business today: Strategy, Structure, Skills, Systems and the overriding, encompassing element of Culture.

Tim Malone


An experienced general manager, technology management leader, advisor, practitioner, and systems engineer experienced in running business, leading professional staff, as well as strategy, procurement, delivering, customer relations and operations of information systems infrastructure for major and minor enterprises. Business manager and leader of a significant consultancy practice since 2004 responsible for all professional performance and financial outcomes. Work in oil & gas, coal mining and hard rock mining, public safety, electricity generation, transmission and distribution, government, and health as well as a myriad of other industries.

Paul McCarthy CAIEA

I have over 20 years of expertise in Global Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Operations Management. With a track record of developing and improving supply chains in a diverse range of industries, I have delivered multi-million dollar savings in working capital utilisation, and equally significant improvements in EBIT. 

Don McKenzie FAIEA

Don has a diverse career building businesses in construction, professional services and technology across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. From private companies through to ASX listed companies, Don leverages his successes with his failures to bring unique experience and insights to interim executive roles. Don is best suited to fast-changing organisations, or organisation that have problems that need resolving to create long-term success and sustainability.

Tim Moore


T.B. Moore Enterprises specialise in consulting to public companies, SMEs and start-ups. Services offered are focused on Executive and Business Coaching, Strategic Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Re-Engineering and Implementation. 

Stephen O'Brien


A Bachelor degree in business, a Diploma in Company Directorships and certificates in engineering and food processing, compliments substantial senior executive experience, responsibilities and achievements within large, reputable corporations, including multi-centre enterprises, operating across several diverse industries in the Australia Pacific region, Asia, Americas, Middle East, African Continent, and Europe. A globally mobile senior executive open to International relocation

Rory More O'Ferrall


Experienced senior financial professional with diverse financial management skills and experience gained from roles in public accounting and with ASX and JSE listed companies in the manufacturing, mining services, retail operations and professional services. Experienced and commercially focused with a proven record in contributing to business performance.

Rob Neill


Most recently I was the Interim Vice President for Bureau Veritas Australia/NZ & prior Interim CEO & MD for Moreton Resources Limited. I excel at transforming technocratic cultures to embrace sales and customer service as a primary business deliverable, apply commercial, financial and operational disciplines, allocating resource requirements to maximise efficiencies.

Grant Nobes


Sales Management, Business Development, Account Management, Marketing with IT solutions and products.

Tom Potter


Tom brings an entrepreneurial, innovative and commercial approach to strategy and has strong foundations in project management, business transformation and stakeholder engagement that has led to a Non-Executive Director and advisory career in Retail, Franchising and Quick Service Restaurants with privately owned and family companies and Government owned Corporations both within Australian and USA.

Rodney Reith


A highly accomplished Senior Operations Manager in the aviation industry, with 30+ years’ industry experience with Airservices Australia – this includes 19 years as an operational officer providing ‘hands on’ experience in the field. Specialties: Operations & Infrastructure - Change, Risk & Safety Management, Strategic & Organisational Planning, Leadership, Coaching and Development of Staff, Project Coordination.

Graeme Ridler


Highly skilled senior management consultant with 25 year’s experience in program management, client services, account management and multichannel optimisation. Considerable experience across multiple industries including the Energy and Utilities, Distribution, Telecommunications. 

Craig Robinson


Craig is a multi-faceted company leader and business growth strategist with deep expertise in maximising operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and corporate profitability. He has keen financial management skills with natural people leadership abilities that manifest in record-breaking performance across a wide variety of industries, company types and sizes. He is agile, resourceful and insightful, consistently able to deliver measurable, sustainable outcomes across a range of key activities that drive business success.

Brett Roveda


Brett is a senior executive with 30 years national and international experience including line management roles in the mining, transportation and information technology industries. He has consulted extensively across a number of industries in areas such as supply chain management, management information systems selection and implementation, change management, business and strategy reviews, operations and process improvement, commercialisation and major project evaluation.

Gordon Seeto


Gordon has 25+ years management, commercial, financial, operational, contracts and projects experience across diverse range of industry sectors such as ICT, building, construction, property, manufacturing, engineering, water, retail, public relations, communications, and outdoor advertising industry sectors. He has major stakeholder relationship/contract management expertise and experience at all levels with a track record of delivering successful and value adding strategic insight and associated business solutions/outcomes for local, national and international organisations.

James Stephenson


Senior Architect, carrying out Project Architect, Project Team Leader, Project Management and Design Management roles in delivery of building projects, including private residential, multi-residential, commercial fitouts, aged care, and health care. James is solving peoples' built environment issues in a holistic manner, to enhance health and lifestyle.

Peter Stott FAIEA

As a Project Manager (PRINCE2) and an IT Services practitioner (ITIL), Peter delivers business cases, and large complex tenders including negotiations and contracts. Projects include network implementations and data centre relocations, in multi-dimensional teams. However, his successes include IT reviews, IT policies and procedures, and network system integrity. Qualifications/accreditations include BSc, MACS(Snr), MAIPM, CPPP and FAIEA

Gordon Timm


Gordon is an internationally experienced Chief Financial Officer applying strategically driven expertise to shape the Online Travel industry. As a change agent driven to improve and enhance financial functions, I drive long and short term initiatives to meet overarching strategic directives. As a trusted professional who is respected in industry, I offer strengths in managing investor relations and engaging with key stakeholders in industry.

David Twigg


We have developed and continue to refine our online marketing systems which when integrated into your business will help your profitability grow. Work with us to make 2017 your best year yet.

Richard Watkins


I am an experienced, hands-on manager who can help you with the "how to...", and have a great track record of delivering quality outcomes in the required timeframes. I can help both with making more money from existing operations and bringing in more business. I have a values based approach to business, management and leadership, developed and refined in over 20 years of management experience

Danielle Webb


Business Progression Specialist and Senior Commercial Manager, with over 30 years of senior operational and financial management experience in areas such as strategic and hands-on business recovery, progressive change management, development and implementation of solutions for improved business practices, negotiation facilitation and progression, exit strategy development, dispute resolution, and insolvency / restructuring practice.

Peter Welburn


Peter is a senior pharmaceutical executive with local and international experience in both start-up biotech and large Pharma companies. He led the R & D team that developed a new, novel treatment for skin cancer from laboratory to market in Australia. He has broad based experience in R & D, Sales & Marketing and General Management and extensive New Product Launch experience in a number of therapeutic areas and has lead cross-functional teams both in Australia and in Europe.

Dr Christiaan Willems


Dr Christiaan (Chris) Willems has a uniquely diverse and extensive career in the creative industries, tertiary education, research, television, and corporate communication. A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Chris recently launched his fully online Executive Development eCoaching course  He is a.consultant and coach in on-camera/online presenting, effective digital communication and non-verbal communication - across corporate, professional and academic sectors.


Dr David Wood FAIEA

David is currently Senior Director of Technology of Ephox Corporation and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland. In his eclectic career, David has been a ship’s navigator, deep sea salvage engineer, aerospace engineer, university researcher and serial software entrepreneur.

Geoff Wormwell


Geoff has been undertaking an assignment in the gas industry as Interim General Manager for a logistics contractor, and previously he has been involved as a contractor in business turn around for SME's, mentoring SME owners /directors, project management of building developments in the mining sector and undertaking due diligence of take over targets for corporates and private/ private equity investors.

Cheryl Yamazaki


Cheryl has had 18 years’ experience in developing a business from nothing to over 100 employees across two locations – Gold Coast and Cairns – engaging all manner of cultures, demographics, socio-cultural backgrounds, national and International policy makers, SME's to International Corporations to effect positive outcomes for all.

Ray Yu


Financial Management, Funds Management, Levy Management, Portfolio Development and Operation Management, Research & Marketing Contract Management, IT Management, Statutory Reporting and Audit Compliance.