Board of Directors


Stephen Smith

Managing Director 
Stephen was a founding shareholder and Director of PTB Group Limited and has fulfilled a number of key roles within the Group including Commercial Sales Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing. Through these roles, Stephen has been a key contributor to the strategic direction and growth of the Group. Prior to his involvement with the Group, Stephen had significant experience in the aviation industry as both a helicopter and fixed wing operator. Stephen has held no Director positions with other listed companies in the last three years.


Craig Baker
Director & Chairman of the Board
Craig Baker was born in 1946 in New Zealand. He has had extensive experience in the aviation industry and is a qualified accountant having been involved in aviation businesses as a General Manager, Director and Finance Manager for over 35 years. Craig was appointed as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee effective from 1 July 2017. He has held no Director positions with other listed companies in the last three years.


Andrew Kemp
Director
Andrew graduated in Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Chartered Accountant. After working for KPMG and Littlewoods Chartered Accountants in Melbourne and Sydney, he joined AIFC, the merchant banking affiliate of the ANZ Banking Group, in Sydney in 1978. From 1979 until 1985, Andrew was Queensland Manager of AIFC. Andrew joined the North Queensland based Coutts Group as General Manager early in 1985 and continued with this group until January 1987 when he formed Huntington Group. Since 1980, Andrew has been involved in a range of listings, acquisitions and divestments. He has structured and implemented the ASX listing of eleven companies. He has also advised clients on a wide range of investments and divestments over the last 25 years. Andrew is currently a Director of Silver Chef Limited (from April 2005) and the unlisted Firstmac Limited (home loans) and Investors Central Limited (second tier motor vehicle finance). Andrew is a member of the Audit and Risk Management and Remuneration Committees of the Company.

Prince Gunasekara
Director
Prince was appointed as a director of PTB Group Limited on 1 September 2017. Prince is a Sri Lankan born aviation expert with over 20 years’ experience, particularly within Japanese aviation. Prince has worked across many areas of the industry, including but not limited to procurement of aircraft parts and aircraft engines for Japanese aircraft operators. Since joining PTB Group in 2013 as an Engine Sales Manager, Prince has been instrumental in introducing key Japanese investors and business partners.
 
Russell Cole
Director
Russell graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant. He has over 25 years’ experience in public practice as a Chartered Accountant specialising in the corporate sector with significant experience in audit, risk management and corporate governance. He has spent 15 years as an audit & assurance partner of national accounting firms with a particular focus on emerging listed companies. Russell is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and was appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee effective from 1 July 2017. He has held no Director positions with other listed companies in the last three years


Daniel Zgrajewski
Company Secretary
Daniel Zgrajewski was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary effective from 27 November 2013. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business from Queensland University of Technology and is a Certified Practicing Accountant. Daniel has over 20 years of experience in finance and has worked in a number of roles in commercialised segments of Brisbane City Council. These roles included Commercial Accountant for Brisbane CityWorks and Principal Financial Accountant for Brisbane Water.