Kent Burwash, BBs
Mr Burwash has over 35 years of experience in the financial services sector working for companies including Boston Australia Ltd, JBWere and Sons and Prudential Bache. He has expertise in investments, commercial transactions, corporate advice, financial product sales and corporate governance. Mr Burwash has also previously held his own Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) and has held non-executive board positions of ASX listed companies. He has sat on the board of Not-for-Profit organisation, Nulsen Disability Services for 5 years as a non-executive director. He also sits on the board as a non-executive director/company secretary of Arra Group a majority Indigenous owned and controlled labour hire, recruitment and training company.
Steve Dixon, CPA
Independent - Non-Executive Director
Mr Dixon has more than 25 years of experience in funds management in both Australia and overseas, holding senior executive and director roles for a number of fund management groups. With experience with both retail and wholesale funds, he has wide-ranging expertise that includes managing listed property trusts, unlisted property trusts, managed investment funds, life insurance, superannuation and agricultural based products. In 2004 Mr Dixon established Macro Funds which operate under it’s own Australian Financial Services Licence. Macro Funds undertakes a number of funds management activities in its own right and provides consulting services and joint-venture funds management to other groups. He has particularly strong skills in financial management, administration, compliance and fund raising activities, with a focus on representing the best interests of investors. Mr Dixon was a director of Lex Property Management Limited from Aug 2005 to Dec 2018 and until May 2019 was on the board of Macro Capital Ltd.
Mr Henfrey recently concluded 10 years’ experience on the executive team of major publicly listed vitamin supplements business Blackmores, culminating in his appointment as CEO.
Mr Henfrey drove major change at Blackmores, particularly the significant move to become a manufacturer for the first time in the company’s history, and he oversaw the doubling of Blackmores supply chain capacity to meet extraordinary and sudden demand from China. His successful implementation of this strategy contributed to Blackmores’ net profit after tax for the 2016 financial year increasing by 115 per cent.
He has also worked in a managerial capacity at another prominent Australian business, Telstra, where he led a national specialist sales team of 160 sales professionals. He started his professional career in the UK telco industry.
Mr Henfrey has notably served as Board President of peak industry body Complementary Medicines Australia, and is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, holding a Master of Arts degree in Natural Sciences, specialising in genetics and molecular/cell biology.