Bruce Gregory - Chairman Emeritus and Founder, Bruce retired in 2016 after 22 years, since then Jamieson York, Brian Kelly, Victor Quiroz, Sam Ponder, Carlo Stupar, and Allan Gatenby "the team" are the experts available to assist our clients achieve outstanding results in their careers, including moving upward, sideways, out or starting their own business.
Michael Sullivan PNG lawyer & council member of the Science & Technology Council of Papua New Guinea (ie PNG’s peak science and technology research body) has agreed to join with www.brucegregoryassociates.com to take on the role as senior consultant oil, gas and energy. He will be partnering investors interested in PNG opportunities and working on IPOs for exciting prospects. Michael is a partner at Leahy Lewin Lowing Sullivan Lawyers, APAC based Sydney Fiji and Port Moresby. Michael is currently President of the PNG-European Union Business Council and a Director of African Continental Energy Limited, Asian Oil & Gas (PNG) Limited, United Stationery Supplies (PNG) Limited, Origin Energy PNG Holdings Limited, Community Housing (PNG) Limited, Parker Drilling PNG Limited and Corporate Solutions Limited.
Michael was formerly General Counsel and Group Secretary of ASX listed oil and gas company, Oil Search Limited and Executive General Manager Legal and General Counsel at ASX listed gold miner Lihir Gold Limited-.
Michael is not only a global specialist in oil, gas and energy he also works in the areas of mining, public companies and aviation as well. Recent private sector companies with whom he has acted include Hanjung Power Ltd, Woodside Petroleum Limited, Citibank Limited and New Britain Palm Oil Limited,.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics & Japanese), Bachelor of Laws and Master of Lawws., For details contact Michael Sullivan Email: email@example.com Mobile: +61-414-863-333 121 I Level 5, MRDC Haus Corner Champion Parade and Musgrave St, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Brian Kelly - VIC TAS SA WA Europe -Senior Executive / C Level & Directorship Mentor & Executive Coach & Job Search Specialist Brian has an impressive senior executive career spanning the past twenty five years. He has worked at Chief Executive and General Management level with key roles in Business Operations, Customer Service and Sales and Marketing. A successful entrepreneur, Brian is currently Managing Director of Business Management Advisory. He possesses a strong background in retail and business operations enabling him to work with independently owned businesses and individuals, providing a full range of performance improvement services. Prior to this, Brian was Chief Executive Officer of Retravision Southern, a $500M retail business, which manages 150 independently-owned consumer electronics and durables stores in Australia. In this period he also occupied a position with the Executive Board of Retravision Australia. Brian has also held senior management positions with significant local and international companies, including Schindler, Pioneer Electronics, Cadbury Schweppes and Myer. Throughout his career, Brian has demonstrated his skills as an effective leader and communicator at all levels. He brings an accomplished track record in business planning, HR management, budget management and change management to C-F-S Career Management. His portfolio of success includes mentoring individuals to increase revenue and profitability, reduce costs and exceed objectives. Brian has worked with a number of private company boards, industry councils as well as public unlisted company boards as part of his corporate leadership role with Retravision. Having served on Board Committees covering areas of Finance and Audit, Remuneration and Nomination, Brian therefore brings with him senior experience in governance, guidance and advocacy as both a Board Member and as a senior executive working across a number of industries. Brian is an Accredited Associate of the Institute of Independent Business, an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and is a member of The CEO Institute, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australian Centre for Retail Studies, Australian Marketing Institute and the International Institute of Directors and Managers.
Sam Ponder - QLD NT APAC - SME, Business Start-Ups Water, Organic Agriculture and Agri Specialist Sam is an experienced executive coach and career manager. A former Managing Director of an international accreditation organisation based in Germany and CEO of Australia's Agriculture Chemical industry accreditation service. He has over 20 years’ in senior management roles in corporate, non government and the not-for-profit sectors. He has consulted at senior level Internationally with governments and NGO's alike, Federal, Sate and Local governments within Australia and has directed a broad range of governance and strategic activities including financial, Board and Director management, marketing, operations, IT and cloud Systems development, quality assurance and HR functions within organisations.
His former roles include Managing Director of Accreditation Services International GmbH based in Germany, General Manager of the National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia, a founding Director of the Water Stewardship Initiative and General Manager of Agsafe Limited. Through his previous roles he is well versed in mentoring and providing career counselling to colleagues and employees. His commercial experience spans the agribusiness, regional development, financial, light manufacturing, property management and international accreditation and certification within the socio/environmental and natural resource sector. Currently Sam is working on a number of projects as founder and Managing Director of a consulting business offering bespoke integrity systems and a range of custodial services to internationally based businesses from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Sam has an MBA in Agribusiness from the University of New England, Armidale. Carlo Stupar NSW Sydney Central Coast & Hunter Region -mobile phones, mobile devices, home phones and broadband internet specialist- previously executive in Sporting Clubs, Physical Education and Leisure. Carlo has a Bachelor of Education (Major Physical Education), 17 years’ experience in Telco and 12 years in hospitality management and is a Track & Field Coach – Level 2. Carlo is a professional with a passion for delivering quality results and 20 years of experience in club management and Telstra. He has been congratulated by various of his senior managers for being innovative in the conduct of business when faced with challenges and ability to consult with relevant and necessary stakeholders as required to ensure a quality outcome. Carlo is focused on helping his clients to achieve their aspirations by using his vast experience and business expertise.
Carlo spent 17 years in Telstra rising to National Business Operations Specialist Telstra- National Broadband Network responsible for Customer Service in the complex NBN project of drawing together wired communication: copper, optical and hybrid fibre-coaxial; and radio communication: satellite and fixed wireless networks at 121 Points of Interconnect (POI) typically located in Telstra owned telephone exchanges throughout Australia.
Australian Corporate Supplies Group as Sales and Marketing Manager Central Coast NSW promoting office requirements (stationery, printers, copiers, toners, document supply, IT software and IT training solutions). ACS Group designs and delivers complete supply solutions for clients large and small including Australia’s biggest and brightest. Key responsibilities involved managing all the sales and marketing promotions. Successfully achieving outstanding sales growth over previous years by gaining the contract for Westfield Tuggerah
Carlo spent 12 years as Manager Mingara Sports and Recreation Club where he successfully created a very successful family based sporting & recreation facility for the residents of the entire Central Coast Region.
Allan Gatenby CMF, JP MEd, Grad Dip Leadership, BA, Dip Teach, Cert IV TAE, Allan, a BGA adviser, is an internationally accredited Career Management Fellow. He holds a Masters in Education (Leadership and Management), specializing in leadership and change and change management. He also has qualifications in Investigation and Conciliation, OHS, Choice Theory, Reality Therapy and Lead Management. He has trained as a facilitator with Franklin Covey Foundation and the Glasser Institute.
Allan is seen as a leader among leaders. He is currently holds Directorships with ACPi Training, ICCI, Well-being Australia; Past President,Association of Career Professionals International (Australian Chapter), Past President of the NSW Division of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).He is currently a member of the Governance Committee of CDAA.
He is an international presenter and trainer. He has presented at conferences in India, Canada, UAE; invited by the University of Putra and the Malaysian government to present 3 papers at the International C.A.R.E. Conference in 2006. This was as a result of the paper he gave at the International Education Community Conference in Beijing 2 years earlier. He was asked to speak on behalf of all Australian presenters at the concluding session of this conference.
He was nominated for award offered by the National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership in 2005. He recently chaired the 2nd Annual Conference on Performance Management and recently honored by being recognized by the Stanford Who’s Who for his contribution to training and development in change management.
Recently he co-wrote an article titled “Coaching Tips for Leaders” published the Leadership Review.
Specialties: Leadership, Change Management, Practice development, Mentoring. Education, Training