Dr David Young MBBS, FRACS
David Young is one of Australia’s most prominent and respected Orthopaedic surgeons. With an A-List of Australian and international professional athletes as patients, David is regarded as a leader in his field. David lectures and consults internationally. His vision led to a Trauma-Hospital being built in Sri Lanka following the 2004 Tsunamis and he is firmly dedicated to the health, well-being and education of youth here in Australia.
The Andrews family has been a respected member of Melbourne’s business community for decades. Ros has been very involved as a volunteer with many organisations, including the Lady Mayoress’ Committee. She first began assisting the 20th Man Fund’s “Back to School” program 22 years ago. Ros is also a dedicated Trustee of the Ujamaa Foundation, which runs a children’s home in Tanzania set up by her daughter Carley.
Wayne J Talbot B.Bus
Wayne is a former Consulting Partner with Price Waterhouse Coopers where he held various roles using Information Technology as a basis for significant business change and improvement. He has worked extensively in Asia and was Managing Partner of the Singapore and Thailand Consulting Divisions. Since retiring from the firm Wayne has operated a private practice specialising in overhead cost management and business development.
John Jenkins comes with decades of experience in all forms of small-to-medium business. As director of consulting firm, Global Matrix Solutions, John delivers streamlined business solutions to hundreds of businesses throughout Victoria. John forms part of the Finance Committee and is a crucial part of the future of the 20th Man Fund.
Jennifer is Principal of the high profile, St Kilda Park Primary School for the past five years. This follows a 9 year stint as Principal in Warrnambool, Victoria. An active voice of the Government Education System, Jennifer is a committee member of the Victorian initiative – TVLC; Vice Chair of the Beachside Principal’s Network and a Principal Executive Officer of the Australian Education Union.
Born and raised in Braybrook in Melbourne’s West, MIke is a much respected local businessman. Having established a number of car-dealerships in Melbourne including Volvo and Honda, Mike went on to co-found communications company, BlueAnt Wireless. Mike is an active member of numerous community groups.
John is a former councillor and Mayor of Sunshine, a Melton Shire Council commissioner, AFL Victoria Director and a Member of the Advisory Committee for City West Water. He has a long history in building and property development and is a qualified Registered Commercial Residential Builder. John brings an extensive knowledge of the Western Suburbs to the 20th Man Fund.
Siba is a lawyer with over 10 years’ experience at top tier international law firms in Australia and Europe in the areas of corporate, property and financial litigation, banking, restructuring and insolvency. Siba has been involved as a volunteer with many organisations, including most recently at: Binarri-binyja Yarrawoo Aboriginal Corporation in the East Kimberly, assisting with setting up the corporate governance framework of the organisation; JusticeConnect, providing legal advice and representation to at risk women and children to ensure they maintain or obtain housing; and the Women’s Legal Services Victoria, assisting with its submissions to the Royal Commission into Family Violence on economic abuse and economic recovery of family violence victims.
Paul El Deir
A passionate, team oriented and outcomes focused leader, Paul El Deir holds more than 20 years’ experience in business, sales and marketing roles. Currently Chief Commercial Officer for Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) and its commercial arm, OurAuto, Paul leads a national sales and marketing team focused on executing VACC’s strategic vision to deliver innovative business solutions to automotive businesses around Australia. Under his leadership, VACC has continued to expand its commercial arm into new markets across Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Prior to joining VACC, Paul held senior management positions at major publishers, including News Limited, Leader Newspapers, and Trading Post Online.