Our Board | Youth Insearch

Our Board

Our Board are leaders in their chosen fields and are dedicated to bring their diverse skillsets to provide leadership, governance and regulation oversight to the Youth Insearch organisation.

The Board is passionate about the Youth Insearch program and assists the executive in executing the organisation’s mission.

Garry Rothwell | Chair

Garry Rothwell is the Chairman and Founder of Winten Property Group, one of Australia's premier property development companies. Since 1972, off the back of his architectural training, Garry has successfully completed hundreds of projects across three major Development fields namely, Medium Density Residential Development, Greenfields Development and Commercial Development projects.

Sandy Beard | Treasurer

Sandy (Alexander) Beard (B Com FCA MAICD) is the Treasurer for the Youth Insearch Board, and is Chairman and Managing Director of ASX Listed investment company HGL Limited and Director of multiple ASX Listed Companies. Sandy has extensive experience working with investee businesses, both in providing advice and in direct management roles, especially bringing management expertise to early-stage businesses and in turning around financial performance to deliver substantial shareholder returns for sustained periods.

Andrew Gregory | Director

Andrew is an experienced finance executive and company director, holding senior roles in financial services and private wealth management. Andrew is currently the General Manager, MLC Advice with National Australia Bank.

Alan Kuczynski | Director

Alan Kuczynski has extensive commercial experience. He has run the marketing departments for multinationals, owned and managed an advertising agency and business college, and worked as a business consultant. Since 2007 he has focused his attention on business training, facilitating and mentoring, working with some of Australia's largest companies and government departments. Alan has been involved with Youth Insearch for over 25 years.

Robert Smith | Director

Robert Smith is owner of Halix Pty Ltd, a large property development company in Manly NSW. Bob was previously President of the Manly Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Urban Development Institute.

Elisabeth Shaw | Director

Elisabeth Shaw joined the Youth Insearch Board in April 2021. Elisabeth Shaw is the Chief Executive Officer of Relationships Australia NSW and a Board member of its Social Enterprise and a member of the Relationships Australia National Board. Elisabeth is also the Chair of Settlement Services International. Elisabeth is an executive leader in the promotion and provision of high quality, relationship support services, and in the development, design and governance of not for profit organisations; thought leader in professional and applied ethics and ethical leadership. Elisabeth is a Registered Clinical and Counselling Psychologist, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.