Board Members

Please meet Mr. Leon Milford

Dip Bus, Adv Dip Bus HR, Adv Dip Bus Acc

Leon Milford has extensive global business experience encompassing Banking, Manufacturing, Marketing and Distribution, Accounting and Finance.

Leon has held many directorships including Chairman of a public global electronics company and still sits on the boards of several Australian companies as a non executive director.

He has always had a community presence, being actively involved with Jaycees and Lions International and the organization of junior Australian rules football for the SANFL covering South Adelaide and Mount Gambier areas for some 20 years.

Please meet Mr. Brad Williams

Recipient Australian Defence Medal and Police Service Medal.

Brad Williams has extensive experience in life, and has a strong community spirit, having been the Chair of the Gawler Blue Light Disco, V/President Tanunda Show Society and Convenor of their Horse Section for several years.

Brad served for 21 years as a police officer retiring at the rank of Senior Sergeant. He also undertook an OCTU training course and graduated as an infantry officer in the Australian Army during the Vietnam War.

He was managing director of his own business where he owned and operated a motel for some 12 years before selling this business and semi retiring.

Please meet Mr. Timothy Yandi

Timothy Yandi is a resident of Papua New Guinea with extensive business interests. He has a building and construction company based in Lae, but undertakes construction contracts throughout PNG, at times providing employment for over 600 workers.

Tim holds several directorships, and is heavily involved in helping his local community. His knowledge of local cultural issues is invaluable to us.

Tim has political aspirations, and if they come to fruition will be invaluable to us through better communications and access with Ministers of the PNG Government.

Please meet Mr. David da Silva. B.Bus

David da Silva has extensive experience in business, having worked for 28 years as a senior government administrator in the agricultural industry in New South Wales.

He is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and was involved with his own business with overseas students undertaking courses in hospitality and travel for several years.

David has been involved in a number of other charitable organisations, and his experience is invaluable to this organisation.

David has a strong Christian ethos, and is strong in his desire to assist those who we have identified as needing assistance.

Please meet Mr. Andy Somes

Andrew Somes has an extensive background in IT , marketing and export processes and has developed retail / repair computer businesses within Brisbane up until 2009 when he embarked on the technology export company called CBD Systems that deals with the supply of technology related goods to Papua New Guinea.

Mr Somes has also developed retail businesses in Bougainville PNG and enjoys frequent visits to the region for training and development of business and technology.