Managing Director – BSC (Hons), Patent Attorney
Leon was appointed Managing Director and CEO and QANTM on 17 May 2016. Prior to this, Leon was the Managing Partner of Davies Collison Cave (DCC) and Chairman of the firm’s national management board from 2011 to 2016. Leon joined DCC in 1995 and has worked as a patent attorney since 1981. Leon is a past president of The Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia having served on its Council from 1992 to 2013. Leon has served two terms on the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property to the Federal Government, the second as Chair. Leon is a Fellow of the International Federation of Patent Attorneys Academy of Education, teaching patent drafting in Europe and a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary – B.Bus, CA
Martin joined QANTM in 2017. Martin is a Chartered Accountant with over twenty years’ experience in senior finance roles, including most recently with Chandler Macleod Group Ltd as Executive General Manager, Finance and also as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that Martin held senior finance positions at ANZ Banking Group Ltd and KPMG.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Business.
People and Performance Director – B.Bus
Samantha joined QANTM in 2017. She is a senior human resource professional with over twenty years’ experience. Samantha was most recently General Manager Human Resources at Telstra and prior to that the HR Services Manager at Accenture. From 2003 to 2008 Samantha was a director of a HR consultancy company, Balancing Business.
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University and is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders.
Chief Operating Officer
Shane joined Davies Collison Cave (DCC) in 2008 as the National Operations Manager and was subsequently promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2014 (now part of the QANTM group). Shane was appointed to his current role as Chief Operating Officer of QANTM in July 2017.
Shane has more than twenty five years’ experience in senior management roles in both practice and publically listed companies, including the Commonwealth Bank, Interstar Securities and Challenger Financial Services.