Anna Fisher - Reviewer


Co-Owner, Zontes Footstep Pty Ltd

Anna Fisher is a mother of two daughters, an entrepreneur and a passionate lover of life.

Anna is Co-Owner of Zonte’s Footstep Pty Ltd – a McLaren Vale based wine company that is dynamic, fun and adventurous. Zonte’s wants people to enjoy wine, learn about wine, all the while providing a dependable and authentic product.

Zonte’s Footstep has experienced double-digit growth for the last five years and is hoping to continue this growth as it launches its products in more countries around the world. It has recently reignited its campaign in the USA and northern Europe.

Anna is a CPA, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation. With a Master of Business and a Degree in Ecotourism, she believes in life long learning.

Committed to building stronger and more socially inclusive community Anna spends her down time at the South Port Surf Lifesaving Club as the Vice President, as a Winery Elected Member of the McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism Board, and regional representative on the South Australian Wine Industry Association Board.

Christine Holgate - Advisor

Christine Holgate

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Australia Post

Christine Holgate joined Australia Post as Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 30 October 2017, after nearly 9 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Blackmores Ltd.

Christine has more than 30 years of diverse international leadership experience in highly regulated industries, including healthcare, media, telecommunications and finance.

She has more than 20 years of public board experience as either a non-executive director or CEO and has held senior management positions in Asia, the Americas and Australia.

Christine is the inaugural Chair of the Board of the Australia-ASEAN Council (which supports the development of trade and cultural relations between Australia and the 10 member countries of the ASEAN region). She also serves on the board of the Collingwood Football Club. Christine’s past appointments include time as a non-executive director of Ten Network Holdings Limited.

Bruce Armstrong - Advisor

Bruce Armstrong

Chief Executive Officer, Aspen Medical

Bruce started his working career in the Australian Army. On graduating from Portsea Officer Cadet School in 1980, Bruce was posted to 8/12 Medium Regiment, RAA. Highlights of his subsequent military career included service in the Special Air Service Regiment, Command of 8/12 Medium Regiment and his final appointment as Chief of Staff International Force East Timor, prior to the UN handover in 2000.

Since resigning from the Australian Defence Force in late 2000, Bruce’s commercial roles have included: Director Channel Sales and Strategic Alliances for a global enterprise software company; Managing Director for a national building service company and Chief Operating Officer of a publicly listed company in the automotive industry.

In April 2013, Bruce joined Aspen Medical as the Chief of Staff. In January 2015 he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for the global operation spanning 12 countries and employing in excess of 2,000 employees.

Aspen Medical was awarded the ACT Exporter of the Year in 2014, 2015 and again in 2016 in the Health and Biotechnology category.

In 2016 the International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) appointed Bruce to their Fellow Program as a successful project manager with a proven track record working in a complex environment