NEV HYMAN | CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Nev is an internationally recognised member of the surfing community, having established two of the best known and most successful surfboard brands in the world: Nev Future Shapes and recently Firewire Surfboards. He turned his attention to the housing industry with a vision to use recyclable materials to build low cost rapidly deployable homes. In 2013 he established a new structure and strategy to commercialise the business. When Nev is not surfing, you'll find him talking to government ministers and community leaders. He has a heart for the people, a global solution and the resolve to make a difference in this world.
NATHAN VAN DEN BOSCH | BOARD DIRECTOR AND CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Nathan van den Bosch has held senior sales and management roles in software companies for more than 25 years. His interest in banking and IT services provided the perfect platform to launch his own business, focusing on the rapidly developing cryptocurrency sector. Consensus Group was established in 2016 to provide high quality education and compliance services, targeting Self-Managed Super Funds and institutional investors. Nathan’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and a Master of Commerce from University of New South Wales.
LEON STEPHAN | BOARD DIRECTOR AND COMPANY SECRETARY
Leon Stephan is a highly skilled financial analyst with strong leadership and business management expertise at both a commercial and executive level. As the Managing Partner of Advivo Accountants & Business Advisors, Leon has been involved in the finance industry for over 30 years. Leon has extensive experience in working with directors, entrepreneurs and owners of growing businesses. He has expertise in all sizes of projects working from valuations, due diligence, funds management, asset and investment monitoring, succession planning, mergers, acquisitions and divestment. In the past Leon has worked as a senior banker and CEO/ Fund Manager of a venture capital and mortgage funds organisation providing valuable insight on debt structuring and client funding needs. Adding to his diverse skillset, Leon has a strong background in compliance, being a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia and a responsible manager of a financial services license since 1982.
HAYDEN FILER | CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
Hayden Filer has a diverse 20 years of industry experience and sustained record of achievement in multiple sectors with a broad set of skills developed from a range of strategic, tactical and operational roles. He spent a decade with Red Bull energy drink launching the Australian market in 1999, Japan in 2005 and afterwards Hong Kong where he worked to develop Asia markets. He built the NevHouse brand from ground up and is connected to government leaders / officials across the Commonwealth and nations in Asia Pacific and Europe. He is a founding partner of NevHouse and a vocal advocate of businesses that “Do Well by Doing Good”.
GRAHAM HYMAN | OPERATIONS
Before joining NevHouse Graham Hyman built and operated Australia’s pre-eminent school presentation business and for over 30 years he has informed and inspired millions of adults and teenagers across Australia and overseas. In addition to that Graham has been the Director of a national Youth Work Agency, sat on NGO committees, delivered courses at tertiary institutions, and acted as interim CEO of two national business associations. He is renowned for his insights into both business and relationships. In his current role with NevHouse, Graham oversees the commercial aspects of the operation and has cross functional oversight on marketing, accounting and finance, legal and market development. Graham’s tertiary qualifications are in Theology and he brings to NevHouse a code of ethics, morality and integrity required for any social enterprise such as NevHouse to succeed.
GERALD KENT | STRATEGIC ADVISER
Gerald brings to the table significant experience and technical skills in large scale manufacturing, cost and process optimisation and research and development. Gerald is currently Vice President, Diagnostics Operations for Invetech and prior to that he spent 13 years with Toyota Technical Centre in various leadership roles. He holds a Bachelors degree with honours in engineering as well as a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Institute of Business. Gerald’s input into the strategic direction of the business is and will continue to be valuable in light of the growth trajectory planned by NevHouse.
DARVIN HARGER | STRATEGIC ADVISER
Darvin has over 15 years in research and development within the plastics industry. He has lead the research and development of products and systems at James Plastics for the past 11 years and has managed projects including the design and development of one of the largest moulded plastic products in the world. He has extensive experience taking on projects that some considered impossible and developing innovative solutions. Darvin managed the development of automation and manufacturing process for their thermoplastic barge covers which reduced the labor requirements of their application process by 75% while improving the quality of the finished product. His knowledge and expertise in manufacturing and process development is an asset to the NevHouse business.