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Our people - your team of Leaders on Demand

With over 1,000 years of collective leadership experience, we've got your back

Each of our team of members has led teams and mentored others while serving in executive-suite roles.

Our founders run a rigorous selection process, which is designed to confirm that 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.


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 emphasis on governance and risk.

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.

Graeme Hunt

Graeme Hunt
A highly respected, internationally experienced NED and C-Suite executive with a long and successful track  record of shareholder value creation.

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.

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Richard Wilson
Richard is a known problem solver bringing   decades of experience leading strategy, technology and commercial delivery as CEO, CTO and CXO in global orgs.

Helen Livesey

Helen Livesey
High energy, resilient and calm under pressure, Helen thrives on challenge and loves supporting CEO’s and executive teams drive transformational change in the face of complexity, ambiguity, and adversity.

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.

Paul Barnett

Paul Barnett
Deeply experienced transformational leader known for building cross functional, high trust teams and delivering on execution in complex, dynamic B2C markets.

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.

Jackie Pan

Jackie Pan
Experienced sales and marketing leader and executive leadership coach  

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.

Stephen Warner

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

Stephen Dargan

Stephen Dargan
Known as a transformational leader for with a customer-centric lens, Stephen has deep financial services expertise that he’s deployed across multiple industries

Michael Negri

Michael Negri
An entrepreneurial, adaptable and high energy leader, Michael is known for his leadership through turnarounds and transformations. 


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.

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 leadership coach and sounding board to CEOs and their teams. She is well known for her work empowering culturally diverse leaders.

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.

Dr Juliet Bourke

Dr Juliet Bourke
Dr Juliet is a recognised global leader in human capital, culture transformation and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Julia van Graas

Julia van Graas
Julia's ignites courageous leadership to support CEOs and their teams navigate their most challenging business issues.

Tony Wilks

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

Malcolm Le Lievre

Malcolm Le Lievre
Globally experienced C-suite leader and transformational advisor/mentor who leads with people and performance at forefront. 

Scott Levy

Scott Levy
Scott brings decades of executive and board experience to coach and mentor leaders in complex stakeholder environments. 


 

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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.

Stephen Bowtell

Stephen Bowtell
Stephen is an  experienced and highly regarded Founder, MD, CEO, CTO who has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to create, build and sell profitable businesses.

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.

Alex Grell

Alex Grell
With almost three decades' experience of major European and Asia Pacific markets, Alex has led large, diverse B2B Sales, Marketing and Customer Success teams.

Paul Timmins

Paul Timmins
Paul is a Senior Executive with demonstrated success leading major corporations at the Managing Director and CEO levels globally.

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 turnarounds.

Trina Jackson

Trina Jackson
High energy, dynamic COO/CTO/CXO executive known for solving intractable problems across operations, technology and risk.  
Deep Financial Services experience globally.


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.

Blake Ericksen

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

Drew Fairchild

Drew Fairchild
Drew’s ability to identify opportunities, manage risk, build a vision and work with internal and external stakeholders to achieve that vision has been a distinguishing characteristic of his career. 

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.

David Hewish

David Hewish
David's courageous leadership style and muck-in attitude are the hallmarks of over twenty complex turnarounds with billions of dollars and thousands of jobs at stake.

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

Paola Ogliari
Paola provided hands-on leadership and support to under-performing businesses for two decades as a CFO, board member and trusted advisor.

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.  

Alan Treisman

Alan Treisman
Alan has come from a long tenure of almost 25 years as CFO, Finance Director & Company Secretary of a global publicly listed group.

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.

Andrew Mailler

Andrew Mailler
Experienced finance, risk and governance leader who focusses supporting growing businesses with strategy, systems and execution.

Luke Austin

Luke Austin
Over 20 years experience as CFO, Deputy CEO and board director/Chair, Luke brings a depth of experience spanning finance, HR, strategy and governance.

Andrew Kitchen
Over 25 years experience, Andrew is trusted as CFO/COO in ASX, scale up and large corporate environments from strategy to delivery.