Board of Directors

Barry O’Gorman
Chairman, MEGT Board

Barry O’Gorman was appointed Director of the MEGT (Australia) Ltd (MEGT) Board in 2007 and Chairman in 2009.

With extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Barry was a former General Manager for Unichem Ltd UK, General Manager of FH Faulding Ltd and an Executive Director of Baxter Healthcare.

Barry is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), holds a Master of Business (MBA) from Monash University, Master of Business Law (MBL) and is a Non-Executive Director of EGO Pharmaceuticals.

David Windridge
Director, MEGT Board/
Chief Executive Officer

David Windridge is Chief Executive of MEGT and is an executive Director on the MEGT Board of Directors.

As CEO, David oversees the operational and strategic management of this multi-faceted company, comprising 650 staff and 59 offices. His vision is to continue developing MEGT as Australia’s leading provider of employment Australian Apprenticeship services.

David is a member of AICD. He has an extensive background in the provision of education services and organisational management and is committed to the delivery of world’s best practice services.

John Nathan
Director, MEGT Board

John Nathan has been a member of MEGT’s Board since 1996. He was Chair in 2008 and is currently Deputy Chair.

John enjoyed a successful career in the Victorian public sector, with positions as President of the Victorian Industrial Training Commission and other senior positions in the Office of the State Training Board.

During the past decade John has consulted within Australia and undertaken several long term international postings working in the Vocational Education and Training field. His most recent posting was to South Africa where he advised the Department of Labour regarding the introduction on a form of Group Training.

John has a Diploma of Public Administration.

Beverley Butler
Director, MEGT Board

Beverley brings to the MEGT Board extensive management experience in both the local government and retail environments, including small business ownership and operation.

An experienced senior level manager, Beverley specialises in human resources and employee relations.

Bev holds a Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration and a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Lesley Martin
Director, MEGT Board

MAICD, AAII, Dip RM, QPIB

Lesley Martin is currently the Managing Director of Kenyon Risk Consulting Pty Ltd with over thirty years’ experience in the insurance industry as an underwriter, broker and business owner.

Lesley has experience looking after the Risk Management and insurance programs for a number of ASX listed companies and has headed a team of brokers placing business for a variety of associations including the Recruitment Consultants Society of Australia and ITCRA (IT Contractors Recruitment Association).

Her professional qualifications include a Diploma of Risk Management through the ANZIIF, of which she is a Senior Associate. As a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker through NIBA, Lesley served on their Board for a number of years, and is also a Member of the AICD, member and former President of the Rotary Club of Brunswick, and a Paul Harris Fellow.

Bob Robertson
Director, MEGT Board
Professor Emeritus

Bob was appointed to MEGT’s Board in 2005. He has held senior management positions with the Commonwealth and NSW Governments and is currently a Director on the Boards of several companies, including Imaginvest P/L, Education Australia (International Enterprises) P/L and RRM Consultants P/L.

Bob is an advisor to the Finance and Securities Institute of Australia, the Advertising Federation of Australia and GHD Engineering. A member of the AICD, Bob also holds a PhD from UTS in Sydney where he served as Vice-President for four years and earlier as Dean of the Faculty of Business.

Robert Ball
Director, MEGT Board

Appointed Director of MEGT’s Board in 2017, Robert Ball has extensive consulting experience as well as experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked in senior teaching positions in hospitals and universities and served in the Air Force as a Flight Lieutenant Pharmacist.

Robert has also served on the Board for the Rotary Club of Hawthorn and is a life member of both the Royal Society of Health (London) and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Master of Business Administration.

Alan Sargeant
Director, MEGT Board

Alan has been a Director on MEGT’s Board since 1993 and was Board Chairman from 1998 to 2007.

Alan has managed medium sized businesses and has been responsible for a portfolio of companies comprising manufacturers and distributors of industrial, commercial, automotive and mining products operating in local and overseas markets. He also has experience in manufacturing, sourcing and selling high quality purpose-designed technical products to Australian and international markets.

He is experienced in corporate acquisition, divestment and partnerships and has extensive experience in training services to the youth and unemployed of Australia.

Alan holds qualifications in Mechanical Engineering from Swinburne University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Melbourne University. He is also a member of the AICD.

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