Director – Something Ventured Pty Ltd 1998 to Present This is a Business Facilitation Service providing Business Training, Feasibility Studies, Mentoring, Consulting, Planning and Diagnostics.
Contracts have included: • Service Provider for the Canberra Business Advisory Service, an ACT Government funded business advisory service initiative. This service delivered a suite of programs providing support in the establishment, operation and development of businesses in the Canberra Region. • Licence with Victoria University of Technology to deliver the Certificate IV in Business Facilitation. • ACT Government’s Small Business Mentoring Program 1999 & 2000.
Principal Manager of Canberra Business Centres (Incubators) 1996 to 1998
Director – Gordon’s Petroleum Pty Ltd 1980-1996 • Service Station/Fuel Depot Proprietor – Parkes NSW. • Gift Shops Owner
Tutoring work has included: • Current tutor for the APEC Certified Business Facilitation Training for Small Business Counsellors • Have been tutor for the Certificate IV in Business Facilitation • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) Certificate IV in Small Business (Has taught the full course numerous times)
Educational Background: • Member Australasian Institute of Enterprise Facilitators (AIEF) • APEC Certified Business Counsellor • Certificate IV in Business Facilitation and Tutor • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment Category 2 • Justice of the Peace since 1986
Community Involvement Has Included: • Current Board Member of AIEF • Past Member of Australian Business Limited • Past Member of the ACT & Region Chamber of Commerce • Past Council Member of the ACT Government’s Small and Micro Business Advisory Council • Past President Parkes Services & Citizens Club