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This list showcases the top Australia based CFO’ operating in the Education space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Monash University
David Pitt is the Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at Monash University. He oversees: business strategy financial management funding and investments Monash capital works programs (worldwide). Professional background Mr Pitt came to Monash in 2005. He has a Bachelor of Science (first class Honours) with a major in Pure Mathematics and Statistics, a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Melbourne, and holds an MBA from RMIT. Mr Pitt previously held several senior positions at Telstra, most recently as Director of Strategic Projects. Professional interests Mr Pitt has gained experience as a company director on the boards of various high technology and communications organisations, as well as international start-ups and joint ventures. He is: a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors a member of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.
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About Monash University: Monash University offers undergraduate, graduate, and research courses in the fields of business, social sciences, science, and law.
CFO of Vocation
Thanks to an 18-year audit and advisory career with KPMG UK and PwC Australia, Manvinder brings a wealth of experience to Vocation. The diversity of sectors under his belt makes Manvinder a particularly valuable asset to our business, he has worked across education, consumer, media, services and industrial companies. Manvinder was also a principal of Absolute Partners, a boutique management advisory firm. Manvinder holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Sheffield and trained as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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About Vocation: Vocation’s our name and changing the face of training and education is our game.
Chief Financial Officer of SEQTA
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About SEQTA: SEQTA Software develops and provides teaching and learning management software solutions for schools and teachers.
Chief Financial Officer of Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre
Derek Hall is a finance and compliance specialist in the ASX listed space. He has significant commercial experience identifying key business drivers and bringing cost control and process improvement into sharp focus. These skills have been demonstrated primarily in the resources and technology sectors as a ‘Big 4’ company auditor; a restructuring professional; and most recently as a senior finance manager. Mr Hall is currently Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of WestStar Industrial Limited and ZipTel Limited. Mr Hall is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Secretary and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute.
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About Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre, Vection Technologies, Ziptel: Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre delivers research and development programs across diverse industries.
Chief Financial Officer of UCW
Lyndon is a financial management professional with over 20 years’ financial, operational and strategic experience. Prior to joining UCW, Lyndon was the CEO of Unity Fund Services, one of Australia’s leading fund accounting businesses, which he joined in 2011. Prior to that, Lyndon gained experience in three fast-growing private equity backed businesses as CFO/COO. He has a proven track record of financial management, capital raising, development of management teams, implementation of procedures and strategy execution. Sector experience includes financial services, healthcare, software, wholesale distribution and construction. Lyndon started his career in Deloitte’s Assurance and Advisory Division before moving to its Corporate Finance Division and then moved to SG Hambros (the Mergers & Acquisitions division of Societe Generale). Lyndon is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Sydney.
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About UCW: UCW operates as a education provider.
CFO & COO of Intersective
Suzy has 10 years of strategy, operations and accounting experience with a range of companies, from start-ups to multinationals in banking, financial services, education, mining and retail.Her experience includes several years as a senior corporate tax advisor with Bankwest. Suzy holds a Masters in Accounting from Curtin University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Western Australia.
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About Intersective, Practera: Intersective develops technology and provides services to help educators deliver better experiential learning.
Chief Financial Officer of Association of Independent Schools of NSW
David Buley is the Chief Financial Officer and the Director of Capital Grants Programs at the Association of Independent Schools of NSW, which covers nearly 500 independent schools and 200,000 students. He is also on the Board and investment committee of NGS Super, an $8 billion industry super fund which caters to the Non-Government education sector. He’s a FCPA, has an MBA, as well as a Master of Applied Finance & Investment. His career started at Deloitte’s 30 years ago and his subsequent experience includes studies at Wharton Business School, UC Berkeley, Columbia, and MIT on topics including finance, innovation, strategy, data and analytics.
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About Association of Independent Schools of NSW: AISNSW is the peak body representing independent schools in New South Wales.
CFO and Company Secretary of Schrole Group
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About Schrole Group: Innovative solutions for building stronger schools