Jonathan has 30 years of executive experience and has been Director and President of industry bodies at a State and National level.
Jonathan has held leadership roles with Victoria University, Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust. He was a senior executive at Delaware North Companies Inc. from 1997 and Managing Director of Delaware North Companies International from 2004 to 2010.
These appointments followed an extensive executive career in the health sector that included Executive Director at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as well as Executive Director at the Western Hospital. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Economics) from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Business Administration from Monash University.
Suzana has over 20 years’ experience in the events industry. Suzana’s experience includes senior leadership roles with some of Melbourne’s most esteemed organisations including the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), The Australian Grand Prix and The Royal Agriculture Society (Royal Melbourne Show).
During her time as General Manager of the Club Melbourne Ambassador Program at MCEC, Suzana led the rebranding and relaunch of the prestigious program responsible for attracting international business events to the City of Melbourne.
Suzana is highly experienced in delivering commercial strategies and business development and is a passionate advocate for the tourism and visitor economy. Suzana is an alumni of the Committee for Melbourne’s Future Focus Group program, has a Masters in Advertising from RMIT University and is currently completing her Executive MBA.
Bill has 35 years financial and general management experience in public sector organisations, including 10 years at the National Gallery of Victoria as Finance Manager and 10 years in senior administrative/finance roles at the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture.
Bill is Vice President of the Yarra River Business Association, a Finance Committee member for Interact Ltd and was a member of the Retail Sub-Committee of the Property Council of Australia. He is a member of CPA Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Venue Management Association and Fed Square Pty Ltd’s representative for the International Special Events Society and Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Sharon has over a decade of extensive senior management experience in Facilities Management globally. Having spent 12 years working overseas, Sharon commenced work at Fed Square following a successful career with a leading provider of business process outsourcing solutions in the UK. Sharon oversees Fed Square’s Capital Asset Planning and Replacement, Environmental Sustainability, Security and Emergency Management, OH&S, Accessibility, Planned and Reactive Maintenance, Tenancy Management, Cleaning and Waste Management.
Sharon is an active advocate for the Facilities Management industry. She is the Chair of the Facility Management Association’s Victorian Committee and also sits on their Diversity Portfolio Group.
Sharon is an alumni of the Committee for Melbourne’s Future Focus Group program and is completing her MBA.
Cherilynne has worked in Human Resources within the media and entertainment industry for over 20 years. She began her career in radio at the BBC in London, and upon her return to Melbourne, has worked with film, animation, sound design and television companies supporting a wide range of talented media professionals and executive teams.
Cherilynne worked extensively in live news and sporting broadcasting events including winter and summer Olympics, drama series and news production whilst working at Seven West Media, Radio 2 and 6Music. She has worked closely with media companies undergoing organisational refocus in a changing media landscape.