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Our Board

The Board of Directors are committed to the adoption of ethical and behavioural conduct in all areas of its responsibility and authority. In doing so, Board members are bound to the principles and practices of the organisation.

Lyn Dasey - Chair

A Registered Nurse with a Masters in Health Administration and Quality Lead Auditor (ISO), Lyn has also held strategic and operational positions in her own consultancy practice. 

Marta Button - Company Secretary

Marta holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.  She is a graduate member of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Chartered Secretary.  She has over 15 years of broad business experience with a focus on governance, strategy and listed company investor relations.  Marta speaks fluent Polish.

Ben Fry - Director

Ben holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from Griffith University, and an Executive MBA from QUT. Ben is the Chief Operating Officer of Real Estate Investar. He has worked in the IT industry for 12 years with a focus on technical management in web based technologies and has worked in Brisbane, Ireland and the UK.

Garth Callender - Director

Garth is a seasoned leader with board and executive management experience within complex organisational structures. Most notably, he carved out a distinguished 17-year career with the Australian Defence Force which included commanding soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Garth holds a Master of Business Administration, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course and is a published author. Released in 2015, “After the Blast” chronicles his military deployments, including his recovery from wounds inflicted by an insurgent bomb attack in Baghdad in 2004. Garth is the Managing Director of Trebuchet Pivot, a consultancy firm specialising in preparing corporate leadership teams to make considered and deliberate decisions in adverse conditions. He remains an active member of the Australian Army Reserve and is a leader within the veteran community.

Gordon Price - Director

Gordon is a senior marketing specialist, with over 25 years experience internationally in the tourism, aviation and financial services sectors. Gordon has held senior strategic roles within both large multinationals and start-ups here in Australia and within Asia, is fluent in Japanese and an avid supporter of several local homeless charities and causes. Gordon was formerly a Director of Gold Coast Tourism, leading the region's development of international tourism markets.

Mirela Malin - Director

Mirela is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Griffith Business School specialising in teaching Corporate Finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She holds a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of International Finance (Honours) and PhD from Griffith University. Her published research is focused in the area of higher education teaching as well as behavioural finance. Mirela is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), a member of Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation, and a senior associate of FINSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australia). Mirela held the position of Director of Learning and Teaching in the Department of Accounting Finance and Economics of Griffith Business School, before being appointed as the current Deputy Director of the Griffith MBA. Mirela speaks fluent Romanian.