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Our team - your Leaders on Demand

Each of our team of members has led teams and mentored others while serving in executive-suite roles. Our rigorous selection process is designed to confirm their values and attitude align with Leaders on Demand's approach to delivering outcomes with our customers.

Our deployable leaders are adept at dropping into unfamiliar environments and high stakes situations with minimal fuss.  They are quickly accepted as a part of your team.

All engagements are undertaken with continuous two-way feedback and our back-to-base support includes coaching, mentoring and structured professional development.


Commercial and markets

Peter Ashford

Peter Ashford
Peter is a senior executive with over 30 years of experience in the oil, gas and LNG sector as well as mining, renewables energy and technology.

Karam Chand

Karam Chand
Karam is an experienced international business leader and Chief Executive Officer who has dedicated over 30 years of his career to the airline industry.

Jonathan Clancy

Jonathan Clancy
An International CEO & leader, with a track record of growing shareholder value, Jonathan is highly entrepreneurial with strong emphasis on governance and risk management.

Brett Cooper

Brett Cooper
Brett is an inclusive, perceptive executive with an extensive career supporting organisations and teams to build their commercial, communications, public affairs, and strategic capability.

David Hewish

David Hewish
David's passion has always been helping CEOs and their leadership teams apply a growth mindset to build sustainable value.

Mark Irwin

Mark Irwin
With a track record of delivering significant tangible change and results, Mark is a highly resilient, energetic and empathetic c-suite executive with experience across most facets of business.

Ian Kelly

Ian Kelly
Ian is a driven, results-oriented and commercially focused CXO with a proven strength in building and leading companies through growth phases.

Scott Levy

Scott Levy
Scott is a consensus builder who creates value in highly complex stakeholder environments.

Helen Livesey

Helen Livesey
With a track record of delivering significant tangible change and results, Mark is a highly resilient, energetic and empathetic c-suite executive with experience across most facets of business.

Dermot Mannion

Dermot Mannion
Dermot has been active in the aviation sector now for more than 35 years and has turned around a number of airlines.

Paula Mayson

Paula Mayson
Paula is a business leader with a strong foundation in Operations, Commercial Management, Human Resources, External Relations and Communications.

David Miller

David Miller
David has over thirty years of executive leadership experience, specialising in operations assurance, risk management and performance turnarounds in large companies

Tom Pellegrini

Tom Pellegrini
Tom is a senior executive with over 25 years international experience and is an audacious, determined and resilient transformational business leader.

Michelle Wade

Michelle Wade
With more than 15 years' experience in executive leadership roles, Michelle has a track record in driving business outcomes in complex and ambiguous environments

Stephen Warner

Stephen Warner
Stephen is a commercially astute, energetic, consumer and customer focused CEO, Chair and Board Director.

Peter Whitehead

Peter Whitehead
A dynamic, versatile and results driven commercial business leader with 25 years’ international experience, Peter delivers outcomes.


People and culture

Dan Byrnes

Daniel Byrnes
Daniel is an accomplished executive leader, change consultant, master facilitator and leadership coach with 35 years' experience with 50+ organisations in 7 countries.

Steph Clarke

Steph Clarke
Steph brings facilitation, modern learning approaches, coaching, human centred design, and creativity to organisational learning.

Angella Clarke-Jervoise

Angella Clarke-Jervoise
Angella is a strengths-based executive coach and leader who’s trusted by teams and leaders navigating change

Tamsin Creed

Tamsin Creed
With roots firmly embedded in people development and culture, Tamsin has led teams and coached executives across wide-ranging industries, geographies and environments. 

Steve Goudswaard

Steve Goudswaard
Steve is an executive leader and coach who partners with leaders through disruption, transition, and change.  

Ida Huang

Ida Huang
Ida supports leaders and teams take a multi-stakeholder approach to navigate change and lead with courage, purpose, and connection for high performance.

Suet Koon Lai

Suet Koon Lai
Koon is a sought-after coach for C-suite and executives who find her coaching insightful, pragmatic, and authentic

Niamh OBrien

Niamh O'Brien
Niamh is a performance coach and leader who brings out the best in every individual and team she works with.

Judith Ostronic

Judith Ostronic
Judith's experience across industries, geographies and cultures is at the foundation of her ability to work with CEOs and executives, helping them navigate a path to desired outcomes.

Christine Polson

Christine Polson
Christine is a forward thinking and high energy Chief People Officer experienced in leading and growing organisations through strategy and performance alignment

Julia van Graas

Julia van Graas
Julia's career has been spent supporting leadership teams and their boards through restructurings, turnarounds, and transformations.

Tony Wilks

Tony Wilks
Tony has over 30 years of experience shaping the industrial relations landscape in Australia.


Operations and technology

Brett Bennett

Brett Bennett
Brett is an experienced transformation and operational improvement executive comfortable operating as CXO across a diversity of sectors from small enterprise to large public listed multinationals

Annette Delaney

Annette Delaney
Annette has a wide-ranging 25 year leadership career across infrastructure, media, construction, engineering and government organisations.

Anita Dorwald

Anita Dorwald
Recognised as an inspirational leader who is able to quickly and effectively unite teams under a single purpose and vision, Anita brings stability and clarity through both calm and crisis. 

Damian Johnson

Damian Johnson
Damian is an energetic leader with  domestic and international experience as a CEO, COO, CFO in publicly listed and privately owned businesses

Tom Quinn

Tom Quinn
Tom is a highly accomplished executive with extensive experience driving successful business outcomes across multiple industry sectors including Financial Services and Media. 

Ed Rozkydal

Ed Rozkeydal
Ed has over two decades’ experience leading and delivering complex projects in both M&A and standalone business environments

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw
With over 20 years in executive leadership roles in listed businesses in the UK, Australia, and NZ, Mark has an extensive track record of driving sustained profitable organic growth along with M&A activity in complex organisations.

Geoff Wenborn

Geoff Wenborn
Geoff is a well respected, very experienced leader with a transformation focus for strategic, disruptive business and digital technology services.

Stewart Winspear

Stewart Winspear
A former Managing Director at both Alvarez & Marsal and AlixPartners, Stewart has led some of the world’s most complex and demanding turnarounds.


Finance and risk

David Amer

David Amer
A highly skilled business leader, over 25 years s-suite experience, David provides strong and effective leadership and offers challenge, perspective and mentoring to ambitious leaders.

Peter Barker

Peter Barker
Peter is a senior finance executive with more than 30 years’ experience with multinational corporations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA.

Chris Bertuch

Chris Bertuch
A purpose-driven leader, Chris offers a deep understanding of, and commitment to, ethical decision-making and positive culture to achieve strategic objectives.

Jo Bowles

Jo Bowles
Over the past 20 years, Jo has built a reputation as an experienced leader specialising in law, risk and governance across global listed corporates, consulting and not for profits

Dan Drewe

Dan Drewe
Dan's professional career has seen him undertake CEO, COO, and CFO assignments for ASX listed, large privately-owned corporations, and start-up enterprises.

Blake Ericksen

Blake Ericksen
Blake is a dual qualified finance and legal professional, recognised by colleagues as a trusted partner, advisor and influencer.

James Gregory

James Gregory
James is a highly experienced CFO with a high level of commercial acumen gained from over 25 years of senior level experience across a broad range of business environments.  

Clinton Lollback

Clinton Lollback
Clinton is a c-suite leader in Risk Management with significant experience advising Boards, building, and running Enterprise Risk functions at major banks and public companies.

Paola Ogliari

Poala Ogliari
Paola has provided hands-on leadership support to under-performing businesses for two decades.

Anne Parkin

Anne Parkin
Anne offers over 25 years of board level experience in global banking, securities trading and superannuation spanning across the Asia-Pacific region.  

Simon Vertullo

Simon Vertullo
An experienced CFO and board director, Simon leads companies through periods of dynamic transformation powered by operational excellence, accelerated innovation and strategic execution.

Mark Woodhouse

Mark Woodhouse
Blending a broad and diverse professional services career with the depth of delivery experience and as a Finance Director and CFO, Mark understands what it takes to get things done