Sally arrived in Australia in 1980, spending 15 years in Darwin, before moving to Adelaide. She has been in Adelaide for over 25 years.
Her work experience has been vast, from owning a fashion boutique to furniture import/manufacturing in both Darwin and Adelaide. She is now working in tourism hospitality within the Hotel industry for the past 3 years, where she has established great networks and social connection with many local businesses. She hopes that, through her contacts, it will provide assistance connecting SBSA with some great local businesses to expand the network horizons.
Sherry has been in Adelaide for over 30 years. She migrated with her family in the late 80’s. She has completed a Bachelors, Masters and PhD in Engineering. She is currently the Teaching Program Director in Engineering and Design at Flinders University. She is also the current chair of the South Australian section of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers).
She has been part of the SBSA committee since its inauguration in 2016. Her vision is to see a vibrant SBSA provide exciting activities and relevant events that will enable the association to grow and flourish.
Alan is a well travelled business professional with experience in import and export of food and drink, specialising in Australian produce but having experience globally.
Primarily operating as Director of Merchant 138 Pty Ltd sourcing and distributing high quality Brazilian and Australian produce, but also active with my other two roles as a consulting partner of Fragile to Agile, an enterprise architecture specialist, and as co-founder and director of Bohemian Gypsy, which brings to the Australian market premium quality boutique wines developed through minimal intervention techniques from grape to bottle.
Also an accomplished IT and consulting professional with over 20 years experience working in three different continents and across diverse industry sectors such as banking and finance, health insurance, telecommunications, utilities, transport, electrical engineering, manufacturing and public service.
Born and raised in Sheffield, England, he moved to Adelaide 22 years ago after living in America for a couple of years.
A well-developed and unique balance of technical knowledge and business skills provides an ability to translate business intent and strategic aspirations into well designed and executable solutions that deliver tangible business value. Alan is hoping to leverage these skills to provide a sustainable strategic direction for SBSA into the future.