Get to know 2022 Board Nominee George Panos

George Panos is the CEO of Mcgregor Coxall

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Strategy and Governance Experience

"I am currently the CEO and an Executive Director of a Global Design Consultancy.
 
I have been  instrumental in creating a 5 year strategic plan to move the company into the next phase of its growth with the plan of more than doubling its revenue and entering new markets and services. 
 
I have a legal background and have been part of the process of implementing governance process which includes  the imminent introduction of a new member onto the board.
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Career history demonstrating experience and insight that you will bring to the leadership of APHA

"McGregor Coxall - September 2019 - Present
 
• Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
• Global Landscape, Urban Design and Environmental
•  100 staff, 4 offices, 4 disciplines
 
Spinal Cords Injuries Australia - January 2019 - present
• Non- Executive Director
• Leading National Non for Profit for Spinal Injuries
• Member of Audit committee, Strategy committee, Risk committee, Fundraising Committee
 
Architectus -2015 to 2019
• Chief Financial Officer
• National Architectural, BIM and Interior design Firm
• 450 staff, 5 offices, 3 disciplines
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Please provide an example to demonstrate your strength as an influential leader that is able to drive change and outcomes? 
"Reinventing and managing successfully a business that had only two shareholders for 20 years.
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Why does this opportunity attract you?  "To make the world a more resilient prosperous place through design."

 

Please list any prior association committee or board experience or anything else you would like to add. 

"In summary:
 
I am Non-Executive Director of Spinal Cords Injury Australia (4 years)
Member of Audit committee, Strategy committee, Risk committee, Fundraising Committee
 
I am a Lawyer and a CPA
 
Qualifications
Master of Business Administration
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Law
LPAB/LEC Diploma in Law Dip Law, Law
Bachelor of Economics
 
Memberships
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Certified Practising Accountant, CPA AUSTRALIA
Supreme Court of NSW as a Solicitor
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Which role are you applying for? 

General Board Member

The building industry accounts for almost 40% of all global carbon emissions worldwide. The buildings we design today will still be operational by 2050. Reaching net zero will require huge changes to our houses, offices, and schools and the way we live in them.