Andrew joined Endeavour Foundation in 2004. He is the CEO of Endeavour Foundation and is responsible for the overall management of Endeavour Foundation’s 28 Australian Disability Enterprises, with a dual focus of ongoing improvement in both the commercial outcomes for the organisation and employment outcomes for supported employees. In recent years, this focus has resulted in a number of major new commercial contracts which has helped improve Endeavour Foundation’s commercial viability and provided greater employment opportunities. Under Andrew’s leadership, Endeavour Foundation is the largest employer of people with a disability in Australia, providing support to more than 2,125 people in the workplace. Andrew has extensive commercial experience at Linfox Transport, Shell, Pacific Dunlop and McDonalds.
Tom has over 30 years’ experience in the employment, recruitment, business and community sectors and is the General Manager of SkillsPlus and BRACE. An active Board member of AEN, NAEN and CoAct, Tom is also on the Boards of the entities that form the Community Solutions Group (Acclaim, TORGAS, SkillsPlus, BRACE and Community Solutions). Tom also brings an established network across industry, recruitment and government agencies. Tom has significant leadership experience at state and national levels in a range of senior roles. This includes over 10 years in employment services and mainstream recruitment and six years as a Recruitment Director at Hudson Global and previous experience in the manufacturing, building products and financial services sectors. Tom has a proven history of implementing and driving successful organisational change.
Mark is a finance executive of 24 years, a fellow of CPA Australia and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has worked in the professional services, manufacturing, retirement living, retail, and membership services sectors. Mark chaired the Queensland government’s Arts Investment Advisory Board and has been a board member of Queensland Ballet and John Paul College. In the not-for-profit sector he serves as a director for organisations focused on mental health, homelessness and international students.