David Crothers   FCA, GAICD,  B.Sc.Econ (Hons), Cert IV TAA

David is a graduate of Queens University Belfast, and a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years working experience in corporate and financial roles, both in Australia and other parts of the world. He is currently working as Chief Financial Officer at a diversified business in Sydney where his responsibilities include fiscal and managerial leadership, internal and external reporting, cash management, budgeting, debt funding and productivity improving. While David has worked at several multinational organisations, his current focus is family business management and he is an active participant in international family business conferences. He is also a passionate advocate of education, and currently tutors in a range of business and accounting subjects.


Sarah Redman B.Bus (Marketing), Cert Bus.Admin

Sarah has 15 years industry experience covering marketing, PR, administration, web design, online marketing, event management and training, both in private enterprise and government; in Australia, the UK and Dubai.

Sarah was the Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for P&O Maritime, has worked for DP World and also worked at many smaller industry associations and training organisations.



Kate Gibson B.Soc.Sc, Post-Grad. Dip. Org Behaviour (HR)

Kate has 12 years experience as a marketing advisor and manager, and experience as a project manager. She has also worked as a graphic designer, and has experience in web design, and has worked in Human Resource Management also. Kate has traveled and worked in a variety of locations including: London, New Zealand, and Australia. 




Denise Hodges   Adv.Dip.Bus., Dip. Clothing Design, Adv.Dip.Naturopathy (completing) 

Formerly Promotions Manager for ABC Retail, Fitness Programmer/Instructor, Small Business Owner.   
After trying out a number of career directions, Denise studied Marketing, and honed her skills by working in promotions for the ABC for ten years. However, Naturopathy studies have allowed her to share and further indulge her real passion, which lies in health and wellness. Denise continues to enjoy learning and sharing her interests with others.