Craig holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Adelaide together with a Diploma of Financial Services and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Craig is the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, a role he assumed in January 2012.
Formerly National Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountant's Public Practice Advisory Committee, Craig is also highly awarded, including being a Fellow of the Governor's Leadership Foundation and receiving the Institute of Chartered Accountants 1999 National President's Award for services to the Institute and the profession.
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Vaughan co-founded M2 in late 1999. He was appointed managing director following incorporation, and has successfully steered M2 from a start-up technology enterprise to its current position as a fast-growing and profitable national telecommunications company. Vaughan transitioned from the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer role into the role of Executive Director on 28th October 2011.
Vaughan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (UNSW), is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, was named as a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year Southern Region in 2004 and 2009 and in 2012 was awarded ACOMMS Communications Ambassador.
Over nearly 12 years of leading the Company, Vaughan's innovative approach to branding, sales, alliance marketing and his proven ability to successfully execute complementary acquisitions has provided M2 with a considerable competitive advantage and a respected position in the telecommunications industry.
As Executive Director, Vaughan’s focus is on strategic acquisition opportunities, whilst remaining involved with the management of supplier and market relationships.
Non Executive Director
John holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Adelaide, is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia, a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Advisors Group with Family Business Australia and a former member of the Law Council of the Law Society of South Australia.
John specialises in intellectual property legal affairs, with a particular focus upon technology industries. John's empathy for technology, coupled with a methodical legal / commercial approach to intellectual property, licensing and channel / distribution agreements, has provided the Company with valuable assistance in its strategic planning.
John has served as a non-executive director of the Company since its incorporation.
Non Executive Director
Michael brings to the Board considerable experience in the telecommunications sector, having previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of ASX-listed SP Telemedia Limited (SPT and now known as TPG Telecom Limited) group since its listing in 2001. Prior to listing the SPT Group was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Washington H.Soul Pattinson Limited controlled NBN Television Group. Michael served in executive roles for nearly 26 years within the SPT/NBN Group of Companies , including as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer. During 2008 following the acquisition of TPG Telecom Pty Ltd Michael left the SPT Group to become the Managing Director of TERRiA, a telecommunications consortium of infrastructure based telecommunications carriers , formed to bid for the contract to build the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Non Executive Director
David is a veteran of the telecommunications industry having held senior executive positions with both Telstra and SingTel Optus, where he was the Director of the Wholesale Division. During David’s tenure at both Telstra and SingTel Optus he also served to promote and further develop the Australian telecommunications industry as the Deputy Chairman of SPAN (Service Provider Association), the preeminent industry body during that period.
David has most recently spent time working in investment banking out of New York, for advisory firm, Aleutian Capital Group. Here he gained valuable insight into the USA telecommunications and IT industries, obserPresident of ANZACC (Australian, New Zealand, and American Chamber of Commerce) Midwest.
Since returning to Australia, David has joined Atmail Holdings as their Chief Operating Officer. Atmail Holdings is a leading Australiaving trends that are also starting to emerge in the local Australian market. While in the USA, David also served the Australia business community as the n technology company providing email and unified communications solutions, both on premise and via cloud, to Telco’s and ISP’s globally. David also currently sits on the Advisory Board of Rock Star Music Inc., a New York based online music creation, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) streaming, and social networking platform.
David holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.