Gary joined the Melville Cockburn Chamber of Commerce early in 2018 and joined the MCCC Board in October 2018.

Gary is the owner and director of ARK (AUS) Pty Ltd.

ARK is a business consultancy and finance brokerage company, which works with start-ups and small to medium enterprises as they develop. Its services encompass all of the clients business needs by working on their growth strategy, business planning and operational effectiveness.

ARK recognises the financial challenges of business in today’s economy. To support this need, ARK established its finance brokerage arm to help its client’s source the appropriate finance products they need to run and grow their business.

Gary’s previous experience comprises management roles in a number of small to mid-size companies as well as a corporate role as a Vice President of a large multinational. His business experience covers the OEM, project, manufacturing and mining sectors.

His practical experience is supported by an MBA with a major in leadership from Curtin University and an engineering degree from the UK.

Being a member of the (MFAA) Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia, his experience in banking and equity raising, coupled with his business experience, brings a deep understanding of the needs of SME’s in todays economy.