Directors and Executives

Gary Burg

Non-Executive Chair (non-independent)

BAcc (Wits), MBA (Wits)

Gary has been involved with the broader Global Capital Group since 1995 in South Africa and in Australia since 2001. In Australia, Gary has been involved in a number of businesses across a range of sectors including life insurance, financial services and education. Gary is currently a Director of ClearView Limited, Alinta Energy Limited and Global Capital Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd, which is the investment manager of Global Capital Principal Investment business in Australia. He is a former Director of (and investor in) South African listed Capital Alliance Holdings Limited which owned Capital Alliance Life Limited and Capital Alliance Bank Limited. Gary is also a former Director and investor in Prefsure Life Limited and Insurance Line.

Adam Davis

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (non-independent)

BAppFin (Macquarie University)

Adam has extensive experience in the education sector, having founded and then acted as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ASX-listed Tribeca Learning Limited (Tribeca). The company was acquired in 2006 by Kaplan, Inc., a division of NYSE-listed Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), to form the foundation of its Australian operations. Under Adam's stewardship, Tribeca acquired and integrated numerous education businesses servicing the Australian financial services sector, consolidating a fragmented market and creating the leading national provider. Tribeca offered a broad range of accredited courses and continuing education programs and its customers included most of the major financial institutions in Australia. Adam holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University.

Peter Mobbs

Non-Executive Director (independent)

B.Com, LL.B (WSU), Grad Dip Legal Practice (College of Law), GAICD

Peter is Managing Director of Greyrock, a private investment company with a focus on education and technology. Prior to establishing Greyrock, Peter was an entrepreneur and executive within the private education industry, where he holds 15+ years' experience across higher education, vocational and corporate training sectors. Peter led the private equity-backed merger of his company, Ivy College, with the education arm of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) – a 75 year old brand. Peter was Group CEO and is now a Director and shareholder of the merged group – Scentia. In previous roles, Peter was the Director of Operations, Career Education within Study Group – a global education provider – and held the role of Managing Director, Martin College, also a Study Group business. In earlier years, Peter established real estate education business, Agency Training Australia, which in 2006 was acquired by Kaplan Inc., a division of NYSE listed Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company). He holds degrees in commerce and law and is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of NSW, is a member of YPO Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

Jonathan Pager

Non-Executive Director (independent)

MEc (Macquarie University)

Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience as a management consultant and corporate adviser across a wide range of industries in Australia and overseas, and is currently Managing Director of Pager Partners Corporate Advisory. He has a Masters of Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, where he commenced his career. He has restructured and listed a range of public companies and been a director of publicly listed companies in the resources and industrial sectors.

Greg Shaw

Non-Executive Director (non-independent)

BComm (University of Qld)/Chartered Accountant

Greg  has over 25 years of experience in listed leisure and hospitality businesses with operations across Australia, New Zealand and the United States. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mulpha Australia Limited in 2015, and in 2016 became Chief Executive Officer of Mulpha International Berhad listed in Kuala Lumpur. As CEO of Mulpha, Greg has oversight over a diverse portfolio of real estate, hospitality, hotels, debt, private equity, retirement and education investments. In education, investments include The Hotel School (a partnership with Southern Cross University) and until recently the K-12 edtech platform, Education Perfect Group Limited, which was sold to KKR in 2021.  Prior to Mulpha, between 2002 and 2015 Greg was CEO of Ardent Leisure, one of Australia’s most successful leisure and hospitality owners which during his 13-year tenure as CEO grew from a $70 million enterprise to a $1.2 billion business. Greg has extensive experience in growing operating business platforms across many industry sectors. Greg graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Queensland, Australia and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Lyndon Catzel

Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary

BEc (Sydney University), CA

Lyndon has over 25 years’ financial, operational and strategic experience as a CEO, CFO and COO across numerous private businesses in funds administration, financial services, healthcare, software and wholesale distribution. He has a proven track record of financial management, capital raising, development of management teams and strategy execution. Lyndon started his career in Deloitte’s Assurance and Advisory Division before moving to its Corporate Finance Division. He then worked for SG Hambros (the Mergers & Acquisitions Division of Societe Generale). Lyndon is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Sydney.