CFO / Company Secretary
“To invest in brands that will be passed down from generation to generation.”
Stephen has been the CEO of the APA since 2011. He brings to the Association more than 30 year of broad experience in senior management, corporate governance, risk management, company secretarial, corporate finance and accounting roles.
He has also had broad community experience in many NFPs, charities and sporting clubs.
Stephen is responsible for developing programs and maintaining contact with other NFPs and in particular our major partners, such as Ambulance Victoria.
He also works closely with our corporate partners and sponsors.
Prior to joining the APA Stephen served as CEO of Creative Brands Pty Ltd, which in August 2010 was acquired by Heritage Brands (NSX:HBA) where he currently serves as Non-Executive Director and Chairman of its Audit Committee. From 1997-2007 Stephen was Finance Director and Company Secretary (1987-2007) of ASX listed Lemarne Corporation Ltd (ASX:LMC).
Stephen attained a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University and has a Diploma in Corporate Management. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Governance Institute of Australia, where he lectured, as well as a Justice of the Peace