Chair since: 2005
Group: TEC 57

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Ted Thacker CEO mentor“Ted Thacker has many years of experience in facilitating and guiding discussions which get to the heart of issues. The group has great discussions about the most important issues and we always come away energized and more confident about taking on the business challenges we have.
We learn so much from each other because the environment is one of trust and confidentiality. I sued to feel like my success was down to me and now I feel I have 16 other supporters and sounding boards and Ted.” [su_divider top=”no”]

Ted’s career spans over 25 years with multi-national and private organisations. He has held a number of senior management positions in Australia and developed specific expertise in restructuring, reorganising and repositioning organisations.

In recent years he has developed interest through shareholding in a number of business entities and is a Director of two companies as well as on the advisory Boards of several other enterprises.

Ted has extensive experience in the professional services field having been a CEO and consultant to many organisations over the last twenty years.

Over the past ten years Ted has either Chaired or been on the board of various volunteer associations, participated on various Government and industry committees, as well as being a Director of both his own organisation and organisations he holds equity interests in.

Career milestones:

  • Built and sold several businesses
  • Managing director and principal of several businesses
  • National Chair Financial Planning Association
  • Panel judge Telstra Business and Womens awards for a number of years
  • Managing Director KPMG Financial Services Pty Ltd


  • Business development
  • Management monitoring and developing business dashboards
  • Strategic planning
  • High performance teams
  • Sales and sales processes
  • Business alignment

Best piece of business advice to offer:

The role of the CEO- chief strategist, chief team builder, chief sales person/ambassador. Work on what is important and the urgent will be taken care of.

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