Mark was previously a partner/executive director in the Tax Consulting division of Pitcher Partners Melbourne. He joined the firm in 1998 and was admitted to the partnership in July 2002, stepping down in June 2015 to free up more time to devote to community and charitable activities Mark is currently a director on a number of boards, both for profit and not-for-profit. Mark is a regular presenter for the Taxation Institute of Australia, CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia on issues impacting the middle market.
Robert Masters, LFPRIA
Robert Masters is a highly-experienced public relations practitioner with a background covering more than 30 years in the industry.
His experience covers corporate and government sectors, industrial and consumer markets as well as issues and crisis management, employee relations and investor relations.
He is a former senior political journalist having covered Federal Parliament as a member of the National Press Gallery and State Parliaments in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, as well as the Town Hall round in Brisbane and Melbourne.
He is a Life Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and a Past President.
John Hobday, LL.B (Melb.)
John practised as a general law practitioner country Victoria for over 40 years until his retirement.
He was elected to the Victorian Golf Association Council (VGA) in 1993, President of the VGA 2007 to 2009 and President of Golf Victoria 2010 to the present time.
Colin is the go-to resource for businesses who are looking to motivate and invigorate their staff to achieve their business goals. His career consists of sales, sales and more sales. Under the Key Business Advisors brand, Colin developed his own training programs in Business to Business, Business to Consumer and Retail Sales, as well as Inbound and Outbound Telephone Selling Techniques. His training programs are tailored to clients’ businesses, as well as industry groups and franchises. Many clients have welcomed the results of Colin’s training programs, which they have praised because they are not off-the-shelf, common training programs.
Passionate about team leadership training and the value it can bring to your business, Colin is an accredited facilitator to deliver the 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Workshop. Powered by Everything DiSC and based on Patrick Lencioni’s book, “The FIVE Dysfunctions of a Team”, Colin really drives the value of teamwork and focuses on the importance of building a high functional team. Colin’s motto for himself and his business is, “Practice what you preach.”