Bart Vogel was appointed as a non-executive director of InvoCare Limited on 22 September 2017 effective from 1 October 2017, and as Chairman of the board from 1 October 2018. Bart’s career includes 20 years in the management consulting industry, as a partner with Deloitte Consulting, A.T. Kearney and Bain & Company, focussed on the technology and services sectors. In his consulting roles, Bart has spent extensive time working in global markets with multinational corporates and government bodies. He also spent 13 years in senior executive roles at Asurion Australia, Spherion Limited and as the Asia Pacific leader of Lucent Technologies.
Bart is currently a non-executive director of listed companies Infomedia Ltd (where he serves as Chairman), Salmat Limited and Macquarie Telecom Limited. In addition to his listed company directorships, Bart is a director of BAI Communications and of the Childrens Cancer Institute Australia.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Martin Earp joined InvoCare on 30 March 2015, was appointed as a Director on 13 April 2015 and assumed the role of CEO and Managing Director on 1 May 2015.
Prior to joining InvoCare Martin was the CEO of Campus Living Villages and was responsible for the strategic direction and operational leadership of the company. He worked for Transfield Holdings for over twelve years in a number of operational roles including CEO of the Australian Biodiesel Group (ASX listed company), General Manager Airtrain (where he also served as a Director for eight years) and Business Development Manager for Airport Rail Link. Prior to this he worked for a London based transport consultancy advising on large infrastructure and investment deals.
Martin holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a Masters in Traffic Engineering and a degree in Transportation Management and Planning.
Richard Davis was appointed a non-executive director of InvoCare on 21 February 2012. Richard previously retired as InvoCare’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 31 December 2008 after 20 years with InvoCare. For the majority of that time, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer and successfully initiated and managed the growth of the business through a number of ownership changes and over 20 acquisitions, including Singapore Casket Company (Private) Limited, the Company’s first international acquisition.
Richard is currently serving as Chairman of Singapore Casket Company (Private) Limited. Prior to joining the funeral industry, Richard worked in venture capital and as an accounting partner of Bird Cameron. Richard holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.
Robyn Stubbs was appointed a non-executive director of InvoCare on 1 January 2017. She has more than 25 years’ experience in senior marketing, sales, leasing and broader management roles with large and complex organisations, including Stockland, Ten Network, Fairfax Media, Lend Lease and Unilever.
Robyn is a non-executive director of the responsible entity for ASX listed Aventus Retail Property Fund and is a Board Member of Lifeline Northern Beaches Incorporated.
Robyn holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney, an MSc in coaching psychology from the University of Sydney and is a graduate of The Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Keith Skinner was appointed as an independent non-executive director of InvoCare on 1 September 2018.
Keith has a strong record in business management, restructuring, finance, accounting, risk and governance. He commenced his career as an auditor with Deloitte Australia in 1974, later moving to the firm’s Restructuring Services division, and was appointed a partner in 1986. He was a leading practitioner for company turnarounds for over a decade, before becoming Chief Operating Officer of Deloitte Australia in 2001.
Since retirement in 2015, he has been a director of a number of public and private organisations (including Emeco Limited, North Sydney Local Health Board, Australian Digital and Health Agency (where he serves as an independent chair of the Audit and Risk committee) and not for profit organisation Lysicrates Foundation) and has consulted to a number of organisations on strategy execution, restructuring and operational improvement. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Jackie McArthur was appointed as an independent non-executive director of InvoCare with effect from 1 October 2018.
Jackie has over 20 years’ experience at board and executive levels in strategic planning processes, organisational design, operations, franchising systems, retail, supply chain, logistics, transport, food processing and manufacturing, emerging brand issues and crisis management, risk management, corporate social responsibility and compliance issues, as well as governance at a global level, across Australia, Asia and globally.
Most recently she was Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, of Martin-Brower ANZ, the exclusive distributor to McDonald’s restaurants across Australia and New Zealand. Previously, for more than thirteen years, she held various senior executive positions with McDonalds, both in Australia and overseas, including Vice President of Supply Chain for Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa and, in McDonalds Australia, as Senior Vice President Chief Restaurant Support Officer and Vice President Supply Chain Director.
Jackie was the 2016 Telstra NSW Business Woman of the Year and overall 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards - Corporate and Private National Winner. She has completed the INSEAD International Executive Program, has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Sydney and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jackie is also a Non-executive Director of ASX listed Blackmores Limited, Inghams Group Limited and Tassal Group Limited.
Ms Megan Quinn was appointed as an independent non-executive director of InvoCare with effect from 1 October 2018.
Megan is internationally regarded as a transformation, marketing, retail and business expert and is invited to speak and consult on service, innovation, creativity, strategy, building a global brand, business excellence and customer experience for companies, conferences and media outlets around the world. Named a global game changer and one of Australia’s most powerful women in retail, Megan was a co-founder of the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer, NET-A-PORTER.
She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Megan is a Non-executive Director of Reece Group (ASX:REH) and City Chic Collective (ASX:CCX) and has recently stepped down from the Board and National Committee of UNICEF Australia, and is a passionate ambassador of Fitted For Work.
InvoCare’s people are professionals who are focused on the principle that the care we provide is a vocation, and that customer service lies at the heart of everything we do.