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Tenille Bentley
Tenille Bentley, Chairperson

Tenille Bentley is the founder of ELMA and is an internationally award winning business woman. Winning awards recognised by the Prime Minister called The Australian Leadership Award and being picked by The Australian Financial Review as one of the top 100 Women of Influence. The Governor inducted her into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame, then she became a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

She was one of the top 3 in the Australian Institute of Management Excellence Awards. During Tenille’s business career she has sat on some of Australia’s most prestigious boards ASX listed companies, private companies and charities, as a non-executive director,

Dr Brennen Mills
Dr Brennen Mills, Director

PhD; BSc (Hons) (Public Health); BHSc

Dr Brennen Mills is the Director of the Simulation & Immersive Digital Technology Group at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. Dr Mills’ background is in the development and evaluation of innovative technologies and high-fidelity simulation-based learning environments for education and training with a focus on resilience building and enhancing preparedness in pressurised settings.

Dr Peter Waterman
Dr Peter Waterman, Director

(PhD Ed. M.Ed. Bach.ComBach.Ed Bach.Arts Dip.Tch Dip.EdGrad Dip. Soc,Sc Dip Montessori Ed )

Peter is former chair of the Australian Curriculum Council and holds a PhD in education who has been Principal of the year in both WA and NSW. In recent years Peter led the Global Educational Research Institute as CEO, delivering market research in digital learning in Australia and internationally. He is also the Founder and Managing Director of the Foundation for Educational Digital Development.

Martin Graham
Martin Graham, Director

Martin is an experienced leader, manager and start-up company founder, director and board member with consultancy expertise in market identification, concept ideation, development and implementation.

Martin is also Chair of the Rotary Means Business Western Australia Fellowship, and, a former director of peak health body; Men’s Health & Wellbeing Western Australia.

Steve McQuillan
Steve McQuillan, Director

A CPA with over 25 years’ experience in senior finance, commercial and management roles with construction, maintenance, engineering, oil and gas, and marine logistics, and agricultural companies.

Steve has developed a reputation as a specialist in the ‘start-up’ of large-scale service companies and projects working with Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed entities.

David Hollands
David Hollands, Director

Mr David Hollands, ELMA’s Director of Global Strategy, in his prior role as HP’s Global Education Strategist, led GTM strategy and product/program development for the multi-billion dollar education business. David successfully setup ‘go-to-market’ strategies leveraging networks of education industry key market players. David is considered a global subject matter expert in education having worked with UN agencies, Governments and NGOs.

Jamie Lyford
Jamie Lyford, Director

Jamie specialises in IP, technology and commercialisation lawyer practising in the areas of innovation and commercialisation working with start-up and early stage companies to grow (elevate) their business and protect their intellectual property assets.

His experience has included working with start-ups through to established companies and government agencies in the areas of intellectual property and other technology-driven transactions.

Gerlizza Annga
Gerlizza Annga, Executive Assistant

Gerelizza is the executive assistant at ELMA who contributes so much to ensuring the day to day is going smoothly. She is multi talented with a background in mechanical engineering. She has four years of experience in administrative support, providing critical assistance to organisations in managing day-to-day operations.