+61 7 3369 1861
PO Box 151
Charles has more than 20 years professional experience including four years as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of an ASX 300 listed company, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Chief Operating Officer and general management roles both in Australia and overseas. He has extensive experience in operating and growing multinational large companies in the retail and finance sectors and is highly skilled in business finance through debt, equity and hybrid models.
As the CEO of Silver Chef Limited Charles managed the company through a period of significant growth which culminated in inclusion in the ASX 300 index. As the CFO for Flight Centre Limited in South Africa and later the corporate division of Flight Centre Limited in Australia Charles was responsible for all the financial aspects of the business. He held these roles during periods of significant business growth both in Australia and Internationally. Charles has extensive experience in raising capital both in the debt and equity markets and pioneered the mid-size corporate bond market.
Charles adds value to an organisation through his outstanding ability to conceptually develop high level strategy that can be effectively executed at an operational level, combined with in-depth financial expertise and analysis of business performance and superb stakeholder engagement skills.
Qualifications and associations
Charles holds a Masters Degree in Business, a Bachelors Degree in both Law and Financial Accounting and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD. Charles is the finance director of Equestrian Queensland, the peak body for the administration of equestrian sports in Queensland and a director of the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association (SWAdA).
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