Board of Directors
The qualifications, experience and special responsibilities of each person who holds the position of director of the Company are listed below, together with the details of the company secretary.
Peter Francis Wallace
Chairman and Non Executive Director
Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Peter Wallace is the founder and Managing Director of Endeavour Capital Pty Limited, an independent corporate advisory firm. Prior to establishing Endeavour Capital Pty Limited in 1998, he was an Investment Director with private equity company Hambro Grantham. Mr Wallace has been a non executive director of over 20 groups of companies. He is currently the non executive chairman of ASX listed, Ideas International Limited. Mr Wallace has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Business Administration degree from Macquarie University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Wallace has been a director of Ambertech’s Group companies since February 2000 and Chairman of Ambertech Limited since October 2002.
Peter Andrew Amos
Peter Amos graduated from Sydney Technical College (now University of Technology, Sydney) with a Radio Trade Certificate and from North Sydney Technical College with an Electronics Engineering Certificate. He joined Rank Electronics, the Company from which Ambertech was formed via a management buyout, as a technician in the mid 1970s, rising from Senior Technician to Service Manager. Upon the formation of Ambertech Limited, Mr Amos became Technical Director of the Ambertech Group. He also served in a senior role as Marketing Director of Quantum Pacific Pty Ltd, another company owned by the Ambertech Limited, until it was sold in the mid 1990s.
Mr Amos has served as Managing Director of Ambertech Limited since 1995 and presided over the growth of the Company since that date. Mr Amos has been a director of Ambertech’s Group companies since 1987.
Thomas Robert Amos
Non Executive Director
Tom Amos founded telecommunications consultancy Amos Aked Pty Limited in the early 1980s. His career in telecommunications and media spans over 30 years, during which time he has been involved in all facets of the industry. An engineer by profession, Mr Amos holds a B.E. (Electrical Engineering) degree from Sydney University.
Mr Amos has also been prominent in the telecommunication deregulation debate over a period of 15 years as a (former) director and Vice Chairman of Australian Telecommunications Users Group Limited (“ATUG”) and as an industry commentator. He is a director of Wave Link Systems Pty Limited and Amos Aked Swift (NZ) Limited. Mr Amos has been a director of Ambertech’s Group companies since June 1997.
Edwin Francis Goodwin
Non Executive Director
Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
Ed Goodwin holds a BSc in economics from London University and an MBA from Sydney University. In recent years he has been working in new venture finance, following 25 years in senior finance and business development roles primarily in the telecommunications industry.
Mr Goodwin has been a director of Ambertech’s Group companies since June 1997.
David Rostil Swift
Non Executive Director
Member of the Remuneration Committee.
David Swift, who holds a B.E. (Electrical Engineering) degree from the University of NSW, has extensive experience in both the telecommunications and professional electronics industries. Mr Swift, a co-founder of Amos Aked Swift Pty Ltd and the founder of AAS Consulting Pty Ltd, is currently an independent telecommunications management and technology consultant operating in the Australasian Pacific region. Mr Swift is also a Director and the Chairman of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group Limited (ATUG) and a Director of Amos Aked Swift (NZ) Limited. In addition to his consulting experience he has had significant management experience through senior positions with both Westpac Banking Corporation and Telecom Australia. Mr Swift has been a director of Ambertech's Group companies since June 1997.
Robert John Glasson
Robert Glasson holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Technology, Sydney, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Mr Glasson joined Ambertech Limited in July 2002 and also holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed to the role of Company Secretary on 1 November 2004.