With over 40 years of high-level executive management and management advisory experience in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia Pacific, the founders of GCM Advisory responded to a market need for a new strategic advisory business model, which focuses on delivering significant results for our carefully selected clients and partners from the corporate, government, not-for-profit and SME/start‑up sectors.

Board of Directors

GCM Advisory was founded by Simon Haigh and Margaret Geraghty.

SIMON HAIGH

BA (Hons) Law, MBA, FAIM, GAICD

Simon is a commercial lawyer, experienced company director, consultant and business developer with 23 years international experience, including with Dell, BHP, Xilinx, NANA, Enneaba Gas and leading global law firms in US, Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific.

He is founder and director of global advisory GCM Advisory Pty Ltd, and the associated www.expertdealcloser.com, and holds various other directorships in Europe and Australia. He is also author of two business books.

MARGARET GERAGHTY

MA (Econ)

Margaret has over two decades of management consulting and project management expertise internationally, with Andersens, PWC and Deloitte.

TONY CONNORS

B.Sc.

Tony brings extensive construction, project management, industrial relations, workforce planning and Aboriginal business development expertise to GCM Advisory. His previous roles include CEO of CPD Group and National Operations Manager for NANA Australia.

JANE MARINGKA

MA, PhD, CAHRI

Jane has significant international Fortune 100 business performance, learning & development, diagnostic and evaluation expertise, including with Nestle, HP, Alcatel Lucent and Tokio Marine.

Matt Nile

Bsc (Hons) Business Information Systems, PRINCE2, CPPD, PMP, GAICD

Matt has 20 years of executive and consulting experience in publicly-listed and private companies across Australia and the UK. He specialises in transformational change, business improvement solutions, project management, the implementation of risk management and governance frameworks and the setting of corporate and IT strategy.

Matt is a highly sought-after advisor and business partner when boards and leadership teams need to overcome complex and challenging circumstances.

OSCAR FONG

BEnvDes(Arch), MBAc

Oscar brings interdisciplinary expertise in strategic innovation, management of technology and innovation, and experience design. He is an award-winning designer who has helped companies create environments that nurture bold ideas into successful commercialisations.

Advisors

Niall O’Meara  BSC Applied Science, Physics, Maths (Director of Irish entity)
Tom Wedgwood                Stephen Ollerenshaw
Brett Looney                       Katina Law
Linette Devigan                 James Kernaghan
Jeremy Balius                     Celia Jordaan    
Christine Charles

Andrew Cooke