Our Board

“The centre would not be a reality without the support of these individuals”

Gregor Millson – JOINT chairman

Gregor has taken a lead role in the Sargood project since it’s inception. Co-Founder of Mainbrace, Australia’s leading retail construction firm in Australia back in 1989, Gregor has over 30 years experience in building major developments. Drawn to the Sargood project like many other Collaroy Basin locals, Gregor believed the site was intrinsic to the area and wanted to ensure it remained as a centre for healing. Greg has been integral to fundraising, advocacy and the key negotiations of the Sargood project and is both a Joint-Chair of the Sargood Foundation and Co Chair of the Sargood Centre.

Graham Anderson – JOINT chairman

With a long and successful career in finance across a number of blue chip businesses in the financial services and computer services industries, Graham brings a strong financial skill set to the Board. Graham is also a local Collaroy resident with a strong sense of community. Graham is a Joint-Chair of the Sargood Foundation and a member of the Foundation Audit Committee.

Craig Busch

Craig is a senior finance executive having worked for Banks and multinationals in Australia, Japan and the USA. A Collaroy local, Craig is a strong supporter of the Sargood community and values and is Chair of the Sargood Foundation Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Sargood Centre Audit committee..

Noel Carroll

As the co-founder of Michel’s Patisserie, which has 360 retail outlets across Australasia, Noel brings a great deal to the board room table. Noel’s ability to bring people, ideas and innovation together is one of his many great strengths and the Sargood Foundation benefits from his wealth of knowledge.

DARREN HOUGHTON

Darren Houghton is the former Managing Director of Sony DADC Australia. He is married to Jo and they have a 7 year old daughter called Martha. After a fall in December 2014, he broke his neck and crushed his spinal cord leaving him a C4 incomplete quadriplegic. Darren had the opportunity to stay at Sargood when it first opened and the experience delivered a truly unique and enhanced life changing experience for both him and his family.

Liz Macqueen

Liz Macqueen has been one of the driving forces behind the Sargood Foundation since it’s early days. Liz’s fundraising efforts for the Foundation have been outstanding and her clear understanding of Sargood’s vision makes her an extremely valuable member of the Board.

Rod Macqueen AM

Until his retirement in 2015 Rod Macqueen AM was a successful businessman as Co-Founder and Chairman of Advantage Line, a multi-million dollar point of sale advertising company. However, he is mostly renowned internationally as Coach of the Australian Wallabies.  During his tenure from 1997 – 2001, the team held every trophy including the Rugby World Cup.  He is an Associate Member in the Australian Sports Hall of Fame and his autobiography One Step Ahead was a best seller.  In 2003 Rod was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia. These days Rod is a mentor to top executives at multi-national companies around the world.

Frank Minnici

As the co-owner of Advantage Line, Frank has a strong background in sales and marketing at senior levels. Frank has led the commercial development of many innovative merchandising systems across a variety of categories. Frank also served the President of the Harbord Chamber of Commerce and led the successful campaign to have the suburb of Harbord changed to Freshwater.

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