“I am committed to helping organisations and leaders thrive by assisting them to identify and exploit opportunities and to navigate challenges”
Howard is an independent non-executive director, business adviser, coach and mentor. He helps boards, CEOs and senior leaders of public, private and Government enterprises to thrive by assisting them to navigate strategic, financial, operational, organisational and personal challenges.
He has an excellent track record as a Divisional CEO in creating, delivering and capturing value for customers, employees and shareholders in complex businesses, in different geographies and industries, and at different stages of the business and product life cycle. He has led businesses with revenues of up to A$ 500 million, employing up to 2,000 people across multiple countries.
His executive career included 14 years with Brambles where his roles included President of Recall Australasia and President of Chep Asia-Pacific. Howard has lived in Australia, United Kingdom and Germany, and worked extensively in Asia, Europe and North America.
Howard donates time and money to various sustainability causes and is an investor in early stage companies with social and environmental purposes.
Born in the UK, Howard has an honours degree in Chemistry and German and has completed employer-sponsored management programmes at the London Business School and INSEAD. He is accredited as a coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.