Meet the
leadership team.

Our board and executive team have extensive experience across construction, property development, retirement living, general business, technology, and finance.

Meet the Team
at Longevity.

Our board and executive team have extensive experience across construction, property development, retirement living, general business, technology, and finance.

Dennis Michael

Executive Chairman

Email: dmrm58@gmail.com
Phone: 0419 006 714

Dennis worked for the Tramways for 13 years, in every Tram and Bus depot in Melbourne. He then had a corporate career spanning 9 years working for Toyota Australia and Orica (formerly ICI) followed by 15 years as the co-founder and managing director of a private company specialising in SAP software sales and implementations. The private company was later sold to an ASX listed company.

Dennis has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting.

Dennis has been retired since 2014 pursuing his passion as a private investor.

Dennis commenced his review of Longevity Group Australia’s progress as a public unlisted company in October 2019, resulting in his appointment to the board on the 21 February 2022 as Executive Chairman.

Frank Barbuto

Non-Executive Director

Frank started his working life at the old M&MTB Bus and Tram depot in Fitzroy in 1974, also that year joining the Transport Health Fund of which he is still a member. Since retiring from Yarra Trams in 2018, Frank looks forward to his new role as a Director of Longevity in helping the company and members achieve the best possible outcome.

Dr Trevor Hansen

Non-Executive Director

An IT specialist, Trevor has a track record of investing in and leading successful business expansion through due diligence and strategic planning. Trevor has a PhD in computer science from the University of Melbourne, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is a co-owner of Leading Technology Group.

Trevor is a Longevity shareholder and joined the Longevity Board in 2019.

John Corcoran

Director

John Corcoran B.Bus, CPA was earlier employed by this company for over twenty years during that period before demutualisation when it was named Transport Friendly Society Ltd.

John was employed as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary until leaving the company in 2011.

Brian Sands

CEO

As an executive, Brian has more than 30 years of experience in private and public construction and property businesses including scaling his own business to exceed $100m in revenues without external capital, before exiting through a joint venture with a global public company subsidiary.

He has a University of Melbourne Masters Degree (Enterprise), is a graduate of Melbourne Business School, an alumni of Insead Business School, a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is an unlimited Registered Building Practitioner.