The Board of Directors

Marco Colli – Chair

Marco brings to BBM his extensive corporate experience and qualifications in business and engineering. He is inspired by the alignment between a personal passion to help people develop to their full potential and BBM’s vision and purpose. He is an experienced career mentor and leader, volunteering in various roles including as Chair of another for-purpose organisation.

Marco joined the BBM Youth Support Board in 2021.

Nathan Gore-Brown

Nathan received a BBM Trade Scholarship in 2001 and looks back on this experience as a cornerstone of his career in the automotive industry. Sustainability, innovation and leadership are the concepts that drive Nathan in his career and he brings sound business and team building skills to the Board.

Nathan joined the BBM Youth Support Board in 2019.

Nathan’s story

Eric Haines – Director, Treasurer

Eric migrated to Australia under the BBM migration assistance scheme in 1974. He studied at UNSW to earn a Commerce Degree and progressed to becoming a Fellow of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has assisted small business and individuals with tax, superannuation and financial planning for over 30 years.

Eric is a Registered Tax Agent, Registered Company Auditor, Registered SMSF Auditor, Authorised Representative of Count Financial Ltd & a Justice of the Peace.

Ben Madden – Director

Ben Madden was a BBM Youth Support Awardee in 1997. He now runs the successful cabinet making business Capital Veneering, employing over 80 staff and apprentices.

Ben’s story

Tim Eyes – Director

2010 BBM Agricultural Scholarship Tim Eyes joined the BBM Youth Support Board in 2019. Tim brings to the board his industry knowledge, his passion of the legacy of the Little Brothers for farming in Australia and his commitment to mentoring young farmers.

Tim’s story

Mary Ramsay – Director

Mary has 25 + years’ experience in financial services, digital transformation, strategy, marketing, innovation, and commercialisation. She delighted to play an important role in supporting young people obtain the necessary skills and experience to become the leaders of tomorrow and showcase Australia’s critical capabilities in innovation and sustainability.

Mary joined the Board in 2021.

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