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Board and Staff

 

Chairman: Murray Howard d'Almeida

Murray has over 35 years of diverse national and international business experience. Murray began his career as an accountant in Perth. He founded Retail Food Group Limited (ASX:RFG) and led its global expansion.

Murray’s current board roles include: Chairman of Management Resource Solutions Plc; Chairman of Barrack Street Investments Ltd; Director of Global Masters Fund Ltd; Member Gold Coast Light Rail Business Advisory Board; Councillor at Southern Cross University; Director of Tasmania Magnesite NL; Trustee of Currumbin Wildlife Foundation; Chairman of the One Light Charity Foundation.

He is a non-executive Director of the London Stock Exchange listed Beacon Hill Resources.

Murray is a member of the Gold Coast’s Regional Economic Development Advisory Board and a member of a Griffith University Business School Advisory Board.

He has held previous positions as Chairman of Allied Brands Ltd, ECT Ltd, Capricorn Resources NL and Golden Pacific Resources Ltd (ASX listed entities), and a former Director of the Franchisors Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian Small Business Association.



Chief Executive Officer: Trevor Dietz 


Trevor is the CEO of BPS Technology (ASX:BPS).
Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in retail, corporate and international banking, finance and human resource management. He was previously Chief Operating Officer for the Bartercard International Group and Managing Director of Bartercard Australia from 2005 until 2009. Before joining Bartercard, Trevor was Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Public Accountants.

Trevor is a Non-Executive Director of the Institute of Business Leaders and Deputy Chair of the Advisory Board to the School of Business at Bond University and the Founding Director of the Bartercard Charity Foundation and One Light Charity Foundation


Founding Director & Secretary: Michael Traynor

Mike Traynor is a senior partner with the large, Brisbane based Chartered Accounting firm Pilot Partners.

With more than 25 years of experience, Mike is considered a specialist in the identification, evaluation and management of risk. He is highly skilled in the development of risk mitigation and control systems.

Mike has extensive experience in strategic planning, feasibility studies, the development of appropriate corporate structures, designing and implementing management reporting structures, identification of key performance indicators.

He also assists clients in preparing business plans, finance applications, transaction negotiations and capital raisings as well as merger and acquisition activities.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (UNSW)
  • Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Graduate Diploma Applied Finance and Investment
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Relevant Not for Profit Experience

  • Advisor to Australian Communication Exchange Limited (2007-2011)
  • Advisor to Royal Blind Foundation Limited (2002-2007)
  • Auditor of Queensland Baptist Care (2011)
  • Advisor to Wests Rugby Club


General Manager: Peter Fenton

Peter has recently been appointed General Manager of the One Light Charity Foundation. This appointment follows 20 years of sales and marketing positions in both Australia and Canada and extensive community support both professionally and personally. Most recently, Peter held senior positions within the Bartercard Australia organisation. Peter’s experience as a leader and his passion for community support and innovative fundraising solutions position him well to develop and deliver the groups Corporate Social Responsibility program.

Peter is responsible for all operational aspects of the Foundation including fundraising and grant allocations to assist Australian registered charities, schools, sporting clubs, and community clubs. These activities allow the group to deliver new programs across a wide range of worthwhile causes. The charitable work delivered across Australia is done working alongside the BPS Technology group of companies that include Bartercard, Entertainment Publications, and bucqi.

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