Stephen Smith Managing Director
Mr. Stephen Garry Smith is the Managing Director of the Company. Stephen was a founding shareholder and director of PTB Group Ltd and has fulfilled a number of key roles within the company. Stephen has been a key contributor to the strategic direction and growth of the company.Â Stephen also has significant experience in the aviation industry as both a helicopter and fixed wing operator.
Craig Baker Director & Chairman of the Board
Mr. Craig Louis Baker is the Chairman of the boardÂ for PTB Group Ltd. He is a qualified accountant and has worked as General Manager, Director and Finance Manager in a range of aviation businesses for over 35 years. Â Craig was also Â involved in the development of Airwork (NZ) Limited. His duties involve the overall management of the Group.
Andrew Kemp Director
Mr. Andrew Peter Somerville Kemp is a Non-Executive Director at PTB Group Ltd. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and has worked for KPMG, Littlewoods Chartered Accountants, Coutts Group and as Qld Manager of AIFC, the merchant banking affiliate of the ANZ Banking Group.Â Andrew formed Huntington Group in 1987 and has been involved in a range of listings, acquisitions and divestments. He is also currently a Director of Silver Chef Limited.
Prince Priyantha Gunasekara Director
Mr Gunasekara is a Sri Lankan born aviation expert with over 20 years’ experience, particularly within Japanese aviation. Prince has worked across many areas of the industry, including but not limited to procurement, aircraft parts and aircraft engines for Japanese aircraft operators.
Since joining the PTB Group team in 2013 as an Engine Sales Manager, Prince has been instrumental in introducing key Japanese investors and business partners. Business in Japan is built on the back of strong relationships and trust. As such, Prince has cultivated these relationships over many years and offers significant value for PTB Group, their business partners and customers alike.
Russell Cole Director
Mr Russell Cole is a Non-Executive Director of the Board, effective 28/02/2017. Russell has been the Chairman of Audit and Remuneration Committee of the PTB Group Ltd Board since 28 September 2012, and will retain this role following his appointment as a Director. Russell has over 25 yearsâ€™ experience in public practice as a Chartered Accountant specialising in the corporate sector with significant experience in audit, risk management and corporate governance. He has spent 15 years as an audit & assurance partner of national accounting firms with a particular focus on emerging listed companies.
Daniel Zgrajewski Company Secretary
Mr. Daniel Zgrajewski is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of PTB Group Ltd.Â Daniel began with PTB as Finance Manager for the Brisbane Business in 2012 and was promoted to the CFO role in 2013. Daniel previously worked in a number of senior accounting roles in commercialised business units of Brisbane City Council. These included Commercial Accountant for Brisbane City Works and Principal Financial Accountant for Brisbane Water.