Directors

Name of Director Tony De Domenico, Chairman

Independent Director, elected by members on 20 November 2018.

Qualifications and experience
  • 40-year career, with various roles across the government and higher education sectors and international diplomacy (former Deputy Chief Minister of the ACT and Industrial Relations, Economic Development, Employment and Tourism and Regulatory Reform Minister)
  • Chairman of Plastic Oceans Australasia
  • Director of Common Equity Housing, Prahran Markets, National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.
Name of Director Frank Gambera, Treasurer

Independent Director, elected at 2020 AGM.

Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law, Monash University
  • Director at McMahon Fearnley Lawyers Pty Ltd
  • Has been a litigation and commercial lawyer for over 35 years.
Name of Director Darvin Hansen, 

Industry Director, elected by members on 12 February 2021.

Qualifications and experience
  • Managing Director of Tasmanian Seafoods Pty Ltd.
  • Bachelor of Science degree
  • Has held various positions on Tasmanian Abalone Council, Abalone Council Australasia, and Tasmanian Abalone Fishery Advisory Committee
  • Long standing family history in abalone industry
  • Current quota holder in Central Zone Victoria.
Name of Director Anthony Wan 

Industry Director, elected by members on 12 February 2021.

Qualifications and experience
  • Director of Double Crest Seafoods
  • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce
  • Co-founder of large online seafood sales platform
  • Current quota holder in Central Zone Victoria.
Name of Director Warren Threlfall

Industry Director, elected by members on 29 November 2019.

Qualifications and experience
  • Has been in the abalone industry for 30 years as a diver and deckhand.
  • Previously involved with Abalone Resource Working Group.
  • Current Central Zone abalone diver.
Name of Director Allan Buck

Industry Director, elected by members on 12 February 2021.

Qualifications and experience
  • Has been a Quota and Licence Holder for almost 40 years.
  • Extensive experience as diver and deckhand in abalone industry.
  • Current quota holder in Central Zone Victoria.