You’ll find a wealth of experience within our team, from disruptive-technology experts, through to renowned land registry professionals. It’s what makes our land registry platform so intuitive and effective. And our board of directors exemplifies this breadth and depth of knowledge.
Meet Stephen Porges
Stephen is the independent Chairman of Advara. Stephen is an experienced CEO and director across many sectors. Previous roles include CEO of Newcastle Building Society; CEO Aussie Home Loans and CEO of SAI Global. Stephen is active in a number of areas of the real property ecosystem, including the development of fintech opportunities and real estate management. Stephen brings this extensive knowledge of the real property market and attendant opportunities to Advara as it implements its strategy for supporting the evolution of the land titling industry.
Meet Mike Bradford
Mike Bradford is CEO of Advara. Previously Chief Executive of Landgate (2009-2017), Mike led the transformation of the business into a commercially astute, customer-focused statutory authority providing world-leading location information products and services. He also held the role of Director of Property Exchange Australia (PEXA). This, combined with his leading role in the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) initiatives to implement a digital national conveyancing platform, makes Mike an invaluable source of strategic insight and technical land registry knowledge on the Advara board.
Meet Ger Doyle
President of Modis Enterprise Solutions, headquartered in Jacksonville Florida, and previously CEO of Adecco Australia and Managing Director of Ajilon – one of Australia’s fastest growing business and technology consulting firms – Ger brings a broad range of strategic acumen and IT solutions expertise to our board of directors. His illustrious career spans three continents (Europe, North America and Australia) and more than two decades. During this time he has driven an equally impressive range of large-scale IT and engineering projects to fruition for a host of Fortune 500 companies, including the likes of BHP Billiton, Sara Lee, Honeywell and Johnson & Johnson.
Meet Paul White
Paul White has significant expertise in information technology, strategic planning, strategy and business development, and implementation of technology-based solutions. Currently, Paul is Chief Executive Officer of The Tailor Made Spirits Company, which produces and markets boutique Australian spirits. Paul served on the Landgate Board from 2009 until December 2017 and was also a director of one of Landgate’s subsidiary companies, earthmine Australia. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Honours) and Computer Science. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.