ADDRESS:      PO BOX 460                                       TEL:    0408 69 69 69 (ph)

                           DOUBLE BAY NSW 2028                             0438 69 69 69 (fax)





DOB:                 6 JANUARY 1957




• MVRIC Auto Electrical License
• A.M.I.A.M.E.
• Shipwright
• Master Mariner
• Australian Heavy Vehicle Driving License
• Fork Truck License (unlimited)
• WorkCover Travel Crane License
• Austel Telecommunications License
• Security License (lapsed)




• Australian Automotive Mechanical Engineers             Associate member

• Royal Prince Edward Yacht Club, Point Piper             Member 30 years

                                                                                                      Director 6 years

• Australian 18ft Sailing Club, Double Bay                      Member 20 years

                                                                                                      Director 5 years

• Harley Davidson Owner Group USA                             Life Member 1969







                                                    1998 TO DATE



Managing Director of Advanced Marina Management Pty Ltd

  • Specialist Management of:
      Pier 6&7 The Piers, Walsh Bay Sydney Harbour – 2003 to date
      Rose Bay & Point Piper Marinas,
    Sydney Harbour – 2006 to date
      Smith’s Spit Boatshed, Middle Harbour, Sydney – 2008 to date
      Princes Street Marina, Newport, Pittwater, Sydney – 2008 to date
      Gold Coast Marine Centre, Queensland - 2004 to 2006
  • Specialist Consultant to: (ongoing)
      Sydney Boat House, Rozelle Bay Sydney Harbour
      Sydney Marine Centre, Rozelle Bay Sydney Harbour
  • Professional advisor to: (ongoing)
      The Riviera Group -
      Riviera Sales Sydney
      7 Seas Cruisers Sydney
      SJ Motors Sydney (Nissan, SsangYong, Kia, Daewoo, Suzuki)

Managing Director of
Car rental company DVM Motor Rentals, Haberfield, Sydney

Management of construction
& pre opening of fine dining restaurant, Sydney City



d'ALBORA MARINAS PTY LTD                                  GENERAL MANAGER 1984 to August 1998           


Reporting to Company Principal

d’Albora Marinas Pty Ltd operated five marinas and other business interests and properties in Australia. In this role I undertook to devise and implement strategies, policies and procedures that addressed key result areas.

• Leadership – Direction and Management

• Strategy – Policy and Planning

• Information and Analysis – Gathering and using data

• Personnel – Partnership and Development

• Customer Focus – Meeting needs and expectations

• Processes, Products and Services – Design and operation

• Organisational Performance – the results.


  • Tenancies
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Information Technology
  • Client Retention
  • Security
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Construction, refurbishment and Maintenance
  • Special Events, Promotions and Public Relations



d'ALBORA MARINAS PTY LTD                                  Shipwright/Dockmaster  

                                                                                             Project Manager 1975 - 1984


John Cadman Cruising Restaurant and Flagship Charters Pty Ltd

Reporting to Company Principal

  • Organizing Maintenance Programs for newly acquired Marinas to bring them in line with d’Albora Marinas standards
  • Customer Relations – promotion and negotiations with existing and prospective clients
  • Recruitment and Employee Relations
  • Shipwright and operation of the wharf; berthing of cruisers and Yachts; maintenance; crew member during functions and marine mechanical and electrical work.




  • “Nothing is too hard”.
  • Loyalties – up and down the line.
  • Respect for and from those with whom I work and am associated
  • A “can-do” approach to jobs. A philosophy of finding out “how” rather than accepting “can’t”
  • An ability to take on projects in unfamiliar “territory” and master them quickly.
  • Ability to source, attract and retain experts who complement project management skills.
  • A personal commitment to continuous learning.
  • Track record of overseeing growth in expanding, dynamic environment and taking organization to Worlds Best Practice standard.
  • An excellent “middle” man – able to act as go-between project developers and contractors – ensuring projects completed to specifications – on or below budget.