BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman, Non-Executive Director
As Chairman Mr Pickersgill has overall responsibility for the Board of Directors and the Board’s decisions relating to the strategic direction of Longevity Group Australia Ltd .
Mr Pickersgill was appointed as non-executive director in 2007 and was elected as Chairman in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and has extensive experience in company management especially in the areas of governance, finance and legal compliance. As Chairman of Longevity Group Australia Ltd has overseen the greatest change in the history of the Company.
Mr Cafferty joined Longevity Group Australia Ltd in 2010 when as TFSL, its limited resources were stretched across a range of diverse and complex industries at suboptimal level; whereupon he commenced a major refocusing of the organization. Mr Cafferty met his objective to increase the turnover and profitability of each Longevity Group Australia Ltd business and modify the organisations systems and governance.
As Managing Directory, Mr Cafferty has successfully led Longevity Group Australia Ltd through a significant period of change and has developed the four pillars strategic business and marketing plans for our future growth. A track record of and commitment to delivery of innovative, high quality projects, on time and within budget; is under pinned with a Masters Degree in Project Management.
Gerald Bullon FAICD
Gerald Bullon has over 20 years experience in Australia’s financial markets having run his own Investor Relations and Management Consultancy since 1996.
His roles have encompassed a wide variety of industries including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services forestry and property.
He is currently a Non- Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of SDI Limited, a listed dental products manufacturing company in Bayswater, Victoria.
Mr. Bullon also brings more than 10 years experience as a Chairman and non-executive director on a number of not-for-profit companies including one in the aged care sector.
Mr. Bullon is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Philip Lovel, AM
Mr Lovel was appointed to the Board in 2012.
Mr Lovel served over 30 years in the Freight and Logistics Industry as CEO of the Victorian Transport Association. He was a board member of the Transport Workers Superannuation Fund for 28 years and also represented the Freight and Logistics industry at National level over his long career.
Mr Lovel brings to the Board and Committee over 35 years of project management, engineering experience, Government relations and broad corporate understanding with a very large contact base across many Industries, Unions and Government Authorities.
In 2007 Mr Lovel was awarded membership in the General Division of the Order of Australia in recognition of his work in Workplace and Road safety.
He is currently Chairman of the Truck Industry Council and a member of the Cheltenham (Calvary) Hospital Community Board.
Sharon Brearley Roberts, CPM
Company Secretary, Non-Executive Director
Ms Brearley Roberts was appointed as a Non-executive director on 25 February 2019. She has held the position of Company Secretary since 2016.
Mr Brearley Roberts was the Chief Financial Officer of Longevity from 2011 to 2018.
Ms Brearley Roberts is a Chartered Accountant who brings over 20 years’ experience in the service sector. She commenced her accounting career working for the “big four” in Australia and Japan. Sharon then moved to work in commerce and has held senior executive positions in a broad range of industries including public health, the private hospital sector, private health insurance, aged care and retirement and, the gaming industry. She has worked in listed entities, companies going to listing, public organisations and unlisted public companies.
Ms Brearley Roberts is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is currently an advisory Board member of White Coats Foundation.