Board of Directors
John Wayland – Business Development, Technologies Researcher and Director
Formally an Audit Partner of Wayland and Wayland, Chartered Accountants, Director of Lumley Technology Ltd – The I.T. service provider to Lumley Insurance Ltd and Chairman for National Management Services (Aust.) Pty Ltd – a joint venture with Leighton Contractors for the development of 70 Philip Street, Sydney, for the Commonwealth of Australia, The Prime Minister and Cabinet Offices’ and the University and Schools’ Club.
In the late 90’s John was publisher of directories covering Quality, Environment, Finance, Risk and Telecommunications, a Councilor for Environment Management Industry Association of Australia and Co Chairman AMEX – The Environmental Trade Exhibition, in conjunction with the Department of Business and Regional Development. John became involved in commercial property development, telephony and e-commerce industries and then the GM for a manufacturer of springs for the rail, mining and automotive industry.
John is a former Director Green Bank Australia Pty Limited, a carbon trader, aggregator, and reseller of Renewable Emission Certificates. As a Director of Carbon Managers he identifies technologies that reduce the emissions through the use of alternate fuel sources such as mine methane, municipal methane from waste tips and other sources. He researchers low capital costs energy efficiencies strategies for buildings such as cogeneration, trigeneration, smart metering and switching for lighting, refrigeration, PC power management. He undertakes research into emissions reductions solutions in the transport sector assessing aero foils, fuel mixes, driver retraining and regulatory barriers. He has given papers to the Rail industry in India and has the job of identifying opportunities for that technology in India.
Brian (Hebba) is a highly experienced Corporate Banking Professional, Financial Advisor and Mentor. With an employment history with the corporate world of the Commonwealth Bank Corporate spanning more than 25-years, he successfully navigating an ever changing banking world in that time holding a number of Management and Business Development roles.
He left the Corporate Banking Industry to undertake a “lifestyle change” to concentrate on family and dedicate time to build his private business – Yering Business Advisors – where clients received a more personalised suite of services including Business and Corporate Structure advice, mentoring inexperienced business people and start outs. Brian also enabled established businesses achieve their goals, providing finance broker services and sources loans, assist business owners maintain/grow their sales levels, guiding business owners to help grow their business to the next level. This also included, experienced in business accounts work – accounts receivables and payables, credit control, collections, payroll administration and inventory, business analysis and staffing requirements – Identify client’s requirements and isolate problems, highlight benefits and solutions, and tailor packages to meet individual requirements and resolve problems.
For the past 6 years Brian has assisted businesses and clients in the Yarra Ranges and greater Melbourne, as well as interstate and international clients, across a wide range of industries including:
- Board member for a sizable Transport, logistics and FMCG distribution company, managing local and interstate refrigerated and ambient temperature goods;
- Building and Construction – Specialised construction funding for a large multi-level residential builder;
- Board representation and advisory capacity at a number of manufacturing and primary industry businesses – Wineries, food production, farming, meat processing etc.
Through his long associations with clients and friends, Brian has been able to build a large array of diversified relationships within private and public corporations, as well as Local, State and Federal Governments agencies.