Hunter Young Business Mind Awards

A team focused on empowering our next generation of Creators and Innovators

The 2019 Hunter Young Business Mind Awards has a new structure, setting a professional foundation to develop the awards program and other NextGen initiatives for the region.

Getting set for the future

Governance and delivery of the awards program and related initiatives is under the auspices of Young Business Minds Inc.

Meet the team

The Young Business Mind Management Committee is made up of experienced, connected members of the business community. Their combined skills and experience include every aspect of working in organisations at management and board level, within government, industry, corporate, small business and start-up enterprises.

Cheryl Royle (Chairperson)

CEO, Finer Line Pty Ltd and Hunter Entrepreneurship Facilitator

Bob Hawes

CEO, Hunter Business Chamber

Melanie Nicholson

Business Owner, The Balanced Brain

Cassandra Kavanagh

Little Big Boss (CEO), Rethink Group

Suzie Leask

Associate Director, Australian Business Lawyers and Advisors

Adrian Collins

TAFE Services Manager, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

John Sayhoun

Vice President, Mid Coast Business

Fiona McNabb

Business Development Manager, Career Links