SBA Board Profiles and Minutes

SBA Board Profiles

Phil McFarlane

SBA President

With over 20 years’ experience as a business strategy and capital investment specialist, Phil is the co-Founder & Executive Director of EAT Group, an agriculture & food processing investment management company. He joined the SBA Board in December 2019.

Dean Cartwright

SBA Treasurer

Dean is a CPA, holds an MBA and has extensive experience in process improvement and setting high governance standards for finance functions. He is Director of Finance at a law firm, leading a team across 6 locations around Australia. Dean has been involved with the SBA as a parent of 2 boys playing domestic and representative basketball for 8 years and joined the Board in 2017.

Gerrik Gratz

SBA Vice President

Gerrik is a financial services executive with experience that spans strategy, leadership and transformation of businesses front to back. Gerrik is currently the Chief Operating Officer at JBWere. He is a passionate and lifelong resident of Bayside. Gerrik has 3 young kids active within the SBA basketball programs.

Jason Shugg

Jason is a marketing, digital and customer executive with extensive experience in customer-led strategy and building high-performing teams. Jason is the Chief Customer Officer of Luxury Escapes. With extensive experience in the US, UK and key Asia-Pacific markets, Jason has deep category experience in industries including tourism, sport, media and entertainment.

Kathrine Fordham-King

Kathrine is an experienced Corporate Lawyer who thrives on developing and leading strategic initiatives as well as providing specialised legal and structuring advice. She is passionate about basketball having played at the senior level for Southern Districts Basketball, Brisbane.

Anne-Maree Nunan

SBA Secretary

Joining the Board in December 2019, Anne-Maree has extensive experience working in HR, change management, communication and talent management, in both consulting and operational HR management roles for over 20 years. She currently works in leadership recruitment across APAC.

Scott Harvey

Natalie Hughes

Natalie is an experienced board director and accomplished finance, strategy and marketing executive with strong commercial acumen developed over 25+ years. Natalie offers strength in asset yielding, business development, customer experience, brand, and digital marketing. Natalie lives in Mentone and has 2 sons who’ve played club basketball at SBA for the past 7 years.

SBA Board Minutes

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