The Business Advisory Council provides external advice and strategic support to the Greenfleet team.
Roger Perry is one of the region’s foremost productivity improvement and organisational design experts. He has been an Assignment Director and Steering Committee member on over 40 transformation programs. Roger also leads many of the Bevington Group’s transformation strategy assignments.
Roger is an experienced Company Director having sat on the Boards of a range of companies including E*TRADE Australia, ANZ International Ltd (Singapore), Greenfleet, and Bevington Consulting Pty Ltd. Roger also serves on advisory bodies such as the Victorian Government’s transformation program for public hospital processes. Roger is also very active contributor to Australia’s charitable sector as the Chair of the World Vision Business Advisory Councils.
Chris Balfour has a senior leadership role as the General Manager Corporate Support for Consumer Affairs Victoria, which includes responsibility for finance and trust funds management, people capability and organisational development, web services and business support systems, corporate planning, reporting and governance functions. Chris has extensive experience in government policy and strategy development, review and program implementation. He has performed a wide array of senior roles leading complex projects from business case development, procurement, process improvement, business transformation and evaluation. Chris’ background includes consulting and advisory services to State and Australian Government agencies in, justice and regulatory services, environmental sustainability and community safety sectors.
Joan has 20 years’ experience as a non-executive director across a range of industry sectors. Her objective is to be a positive influence for improvement and growth in each organisation and her primary areas of focus are strategy, risk, governance and capability. Joan has more than 35 years of commercial business experience holding a range of senior roles. She is an experienced change management leader and has consistently delivered successful business results including strong people engagement. A qualified barrister, she has spent most of her working life managing commercial and manufacturing businesses and people. She joined the insurance industry in 1992 in London; and completed 16 years as CEO and Director of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance in December 2013. Joan is a Fellow of ANZIIF, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a non-executive director for several organisations.
Philip Gentry has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership positions within financial services, property, agribusiness, international trade, commodities and logistics. Philip is currently CFO and COO at Equity Trustees after joining them in January 2016. Previously, Philip held positions including CFO at Grocon, Managing Director of Agrium Asia Pacific, CFO of AWB and a number of leadership positions at ANZ Bank in corporate banking, international trade finance and investor relations. Philip Gentry has a Bachelor of Science from the University of New South Wales, an MBA from the International Management Development Institute (IMD) in Switzerland and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.
Tony is an experienced senior executive and advisor, with over 25 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in Australia and overseas. Tony’s learnings are drawn from a deep experience across listed multinationals, small to medium private organisations, not-for-profit enterprises, and professional services. He is currently a Business Advisory Leader with Rivor Advisory, a boutique, execution focussed advisory firm, with a heavy focus on enabling clients to adopt new and different business models.
Tony is also an experienced director and advisor, with current and prior roles on company Boards, Advisory Council’s and not-for-profit Governance Committees. Tony holds a Company Directors Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors, an MBA from Melbourne Business School and membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Steve Cox is a highly accomplished retail leader with over 25 years experience in retail management across leading brands in Australia and the United Kingdom. Today Steve in Managing Director of Dymocks Retail. Taking on the challenges of the book retailing industry, Steve has direct experience in managing change through a disruptive retail environment. Steve is also on the Board of Dymocks Children's Charities, a not for profit organisation specialising in literacy support for disadvantaged children in priority areas across Australia.
Satya Tanwer is General Manager, Portfolio Planning & Optimisation at icare. Satya is a seasoned strategy and transformation executive with over 16 years of global experience in banking and finance, retail and insurance sectors. Satya's expertise is grounded in considered and a dynamic approach to reducing complexity and risk in delivering multifaceted complex transformations. She is a passionate advocate for person-centric approaches to strategic transformation; and strongly believes that key sustainable change is the dynamic leadership that brings people with it.
Thinus is a senior executive at Coles and has considerable commercial experience in the retail, strategy and liquor sectors. He joined Coles in 2010, where he has held various senior leadership roles. Thinus is currently accountable for the international development of the Coles Export business as well as delivering innovation and transformation of the domestic store network. Thinus drives sustainability at Coles and also leads the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander plan. Thinus' qualifications include a Master of Commerce from the University of Stellenbosch and a Master of Science from the University of Lausanne.