Current Committee

Dominik Hartl-McWilliam

President || COO at TechTidy Consulting

Dominik is a proactive, driven, and highly accomplished Executive recognised for strategic ingenuity and insight in business and leadership. Backed by more than 15 years of experience in development, implementation, sales, business development, and leadership, overseeing business operations, financial performance and investments.

Throughout his career, Dominik has been recognised for his ability to advance the quality of services provided by organisations to which he belongs, always maintaining a mindset dedicated to continuous learning and development.

Anastasia Xie

Vice President || IT Consultant at QLD Audit Office

I joined the South East Brisbane Chamber of Commerce in 2019. In the journey of helping our community to thrive, I have found my interests in business relationship management and event organisation. While working with our members, I have witnessed the great benefits SEBCC has brought to businesses, especially small businesses. Whenever our members find a new business opportunity, gain fresh insights, and learn a valuable experience through our Chamber, I get a strong sense of achievement.

Phil Searle || Ass Dip Bus., C.Dec, FIPA

Treasurer || Accountant and Tax Agent

Born Melbourne

Tertiary Education at Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) now QUT.

Worked as a Financial Accountant in a commercial environment for 18 years.

Now running own business selling and supporting Business Management software for Small to Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in Brisbane for 26 years.

Committee Member SEBCC since 1998.

Shane Cowan

Committee Member || Manager of Career Employment Australia

My Name is Shane Cowan, my wife Leanne and I were blessed with three girls, the youngest daughter has a disability all are now young ladies over 25. 

I am 65 years old, born, lived and raised our family in the same Brisbane suburb. I have always enjoyed being active and was heavily involved in sport representing my school St Laurence’s and the State of Qld at all levels of swimming.  I left school and worked teaching all ages to swim through the summer months and a small welding business in the winter period, as there were not many heated pools in Brisbane then. 

Later moving into the community sector, where I have worked for over 40 years helping people gain skills through experiential learning, working predominately with long term unemployed who require assistance with retraining or attaining new skills to move into employment.

I continue to work for the same non for profit community organisation and have been the manager for the past twenty-five years. As a manager I have developed a strong management team that over the twenty-five years, have grown from 8 staff, one organisation, to now employing over 250 staff managing Ten community organisation, plus two for Profit enterprise. 

Craig McCallum

Committee Member || Owner of Noble Services – Pest Control and Carpet Cleaning

Craig is a Brissie boy and spending his life in various southside suburbs.

He is married with 3 teenage kids.

Coming from a sales background Craig started his own business in 2011 in pest control and carpet cleaning and now is an owner of Brisbane’s largest Chemdry carpet cleaning franchise.

He has a passion to bring local businesses together, supporting each other and grow the business community.

As well as being a member of the SEBCC, Craig is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Carindale and this allows him to give back to the community.

Rebecca Matthews

Committee Member || Mind and Body Co

“Rebecca Matthews is the Transformation coach and founder of The Mind and Body Co. Rebecca has herself completely transformed her own life and now specialises in helping her clients to create lives, relationships and businesses they truly deeply love. 

Working predominantly with small business owners and entrepreneurs to regain balance, joy and purpose in their lives while continuing to grow and thrive in business. 

The Mind and Body Co. is a partnership bringing together Rebecca and her husband Graham’s shared passion and experience to coach, challenge, and champion their clients on their journey to health, wealth, and happiness.”

Lucas Norton-Neale

Secretary || Business Analyst at Data 42

Lucas has lived his whole life in Brisbane and has strong ties to the south side. He began his schooling career at St Laurence’s College and then went on to QUT where he studied a Bachelor of Business and Public Relations. Lucas Norton-Neale is now a business analyst working in the ag-tech industry for just under a year now. His passion to help the community and the world around his has transitioned into his work life. 

Nav Dharan

Committee Member || Founder Loanshub

My extensive lending knowledge and passion for customer success formed the basis for the founding of loansHub. I turned my vision of enabling home loan borrowers to get a better home loan for life by developing an online personal mortgage manager platform with a team of technical partners. 
I have demonstrated my ability to deliver a complex project by leading the team behind loansHub from the inception of an online personal mortgage manager idea to product development, testing and execution of market entry strategy. 
As Head of Operations, I am focused on; 
* Pro-actively identify and develop a partnership with innovative technology solutions providers and coordinate developers from both teams to enable integration 
* Structure & Deliver business plan together with the technical team
* Manage regulatory compliance requirements
* Develop process administrative team

Martin Mills

Committee Member || Founder Conceptual Creative

Martin has been in the website design, development and marketing space for over 25 years and works with small to medium business owners to create and maintain powerful marketing platforms. His dedication to his clients sees them start out with quality strategic advice and marketing system plans that are then developed into an online lead generation system. Martin’s business Conceptual Creative is proudly Australian owned and operated and is your marketing partner in business. Conceptual Creative, Defining Strategy, Creating Presence, Innovating Marketing.