We are Spirit (ASX:ST1), a technology company delivering innovative solutions to help Australian businesses stay ahead of the curve by building a secure, sustainable and scalable work environment.
Board of Directors
Our leadership team has extensive experience leading some of the most successful companies in Australia.
James Joughin brings over 30 years of general corporate experience, having been a senior partner of Ernst & Young until 2013. He was a partner of the firm for 17 years and headed the Mergers and Acquisitions division in Melbourne.
Julian is a proven leader of ASX-listed companies, with a strong professional service and corporate finance background. He has extensive experience managing enterprise, government, and critical infrastructure clients. During his most recent appointment as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Tesserent, Julian oversaw a period of significant growth achieved via acquisition and organic means.
In addition to advising over twenty organisations on growth acceleration strategies in Australia, Asia and Europe, Julian was a key driver in growing Litmus in Australia and internationally before PPB Advisory acquired it.
Julian was also a Director of Cordence Worldwide, a global consulting partnership with 2,800 consultants across 60+ locations. Julian combines a unique blend of business and accounting acumen, high-level growth and consolidation experience, and intimate knowledge of the Australian IT landscape.
Elie co-founded Nexgen in 2009 and has been jointly responsible for the growth and direction of the Company.
Elie has 25 years’ of experience in the telecommunications industry across the SME, residential, corporate and government customer segments.
Prior to co-founding Nexgen, Elie held roles at Digitel, One.tel, Macquarie Telecom and Axis Telecom. Elie has broad experience managing a number of telecommunications functions including, provisioning, project management, network solutions, billing, finance, service, sales and marketing.
Elie has been instrumental in building, developing and maintaining Nexgen’s sales, marketing, HR and operational processes, and in managing strategic partnerships and vendor relationships.
Greg is currently the Chairman of Kogan.com. Formerly Asia Pacific Regional President at NYSE-listed Owens-Illinois, Greg led growth and diversification from its traditional Australian base through joint ventures and acquisitions in China and Southeast Asia. Recently he has focused on intensive business improvement, acting as CEO at the Australian Institute of Architects, CEO at Phoenix Australia and as CFO at World Vision Australia. Greg is experienced in leading businesses in multiple countries, cultures, economic circumstances and market conditions.
Lynn is an experienced Non-executive Director and Chair, with extensive background and expertise in strategy, digital services and product development, customer experience, emerging technologies, innovation and cybersecurity. Lynn’s prior executive and consulting career includes senior roles in ASX and internationally listed companies, and Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer and Deputy Chief Digital Officer positions in large public organisations, with operational accountability for corporate services, people and culture, finance and ICT functions. She has also consulted with clients, including NAB, Telstra, KPMG, Aēsop, Coles and Transfield Services (now Broadspectrum). Among several awards for her successful customer and workplace digital transformations, Lynn was awarded #7 CIO of the Year, recognising Australia’s most innovative CIOs.
We prioritise excellent corporate governance, transparency, and accountability for the long-term success and sustainability of our company, and to benefit our shareholders and stakeholders. These policies guide decision-making, accountability, and behavioral standards across our company.