UniSA Business is proud to showcase our strong links with industry. Our advisory boards are made up of senior representatives from relevant industry, professional bodies, program and research partners, as well as senior University staff.

UniSA Business Advisory members provide high level advice and insights on economic trends, developing industries and opportunities, as well as insights to the skills needed for today’s workplace and the jobs of the future. They are actively engaged in the continuous improvement of UniSA Business and are ambassadors for Australia’s University of Enterprise.

For further information please contact UniSA Business

UniSA Business Advisory Boards:

UniSA Business Advisory Board

Group members: 

Ms Kate Berry (Chair)
Chief People Officer, Discovery Parks

Mr Freddy Bartlett
Managing Director of Inheritance Capital Asset Management (ICAM)

Ms Michelle Bentley
General Manager, Hender Careers

Ms Lois Boswell
Deputy Chief Executive,
Department of Human Services, Government of South Australia

Mr Theo Maras
AM OLJ FUniSA, Chairman, Maras Group

Ms Julianne Parkinson
Chief Executive Officer, Global Centre for Modern Ageing Ltd

Mr Nathan Flaman
Head of Supply - Olympic Dam, BHP

Ms Amanda Taylor
General Manager South Australia, CPA Australia

Mr Sidney Yuen
Advisor, Community builder, mentor - Developing and promoting sustainable wellbeing ecosystems

Accounting and Finance Advisory Group

Group members:

Mr Benjamin Medlin (Chair)
Financial Analyst, RAA

Ms Amy Jones
Chief Executive Officer, McMahon Investments

Ms Mary Pettinger
Head of Learning - Humanities and Social Sciences, Sacred Heart College

Ms Katherine Bartolo    
Valuer-General of South Australia, Office of the Valuer-General

Mr John Piteo
Chief Operating Officer, Funds SA

Mr Michael Smith
Joint Managing Partner and Senior Advisor, Halpin Wealth

Management and Marketing Advisory Group

Group members:

Mr Matt Schmidt (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of Health and Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER-SA)

Mr K See Wah
President, South Australia Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Ms Sandii Ritter
Principal Lecturer Business Services, TAFE SA

Mr Christopher Villani
General Manager: Merchandise and Marketing, Foodland Supermarkets Australia

Ms Natalie Morris (Deputy Chair)
Director: People and Performance, Department for Innovation and Skills

Ms Jacqui Van Ruiten
Principal, Norwood Morialta High School

Ms Jess Sherwell
Senior Event Coordinator, South Australian Tourism Commission

Ms Alicia Wakeling
Head of Marketing, Freerange Future

Human Resources Management Advisory Group

Group members:

Ms Belinda Vivian (Chair)
General Manager People & Environment, RAA

Mr Jonathan Bands
Head of People & Culture, Seeley International

Ms Vy Collins
Senior Director, People and Culture, Renewal SA

Mr James Cowie
Chief Human Resources Officer, Navantia Australia

Ms Claire Hogarth
Executive Manager People and Culture, Clayton Church Homes

Ms Lorraine Johnston
Executive Manager, Employee Experience and Workforce Development, Cara Inc

Ms Sally Nicholas
Director People and Performance, South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance

Mr Stefan Popovic
Human Resources Manager, Sarah Constructions

Ms Olivia Richardson
Executive General Manager People, Culture and Safety, Elders

Ms Susan Sadler
President (SA Council), Australian Human Resources Institute

Ms Catherine Walsh
Partner, Head of People and Culture, PwC