Group Executives

Martin Earp CEO of InvoCare

Martin Earp

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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.

Damien MacRae Chief Operating Officer of InvoCare

Damien MacRae

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Damien was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the InvoCare Australia and New Zealand operations in February 2018 and then Deputy Chief Executive Officer in July 2020.

He is an experienced leader in complex, highly distributed businesses of similar scale and size to InvoCare. His most recent role was two years based in Singapore as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, of Experian, a leading global information services company.

For more than twelve years prior, Damien held various senior management roles with Westpac Banking Corporation, including General Manager of Premium Banking Australia and General Manager (NSW/ACT) of Retail & Business Banking Australia. He has also held various management roles in other leading financial services sector organisations.

Josee Lemoine Chief Financial Officer of InvoCare

Adrian Gratwicke

Chief Financial Officer

Adrian was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2020. Adrian was previously CFO with Ruralco Holdings Limited until its delisting at the end of 2019 following its sale to the Canadian company Nutrien Limited. Prior to his role at Ruralco Adrian was CFO of Metcash Limited for almost five years. At both Metcash and Ruralco his roles were broad and extended beyond Finance into Corporate Strategy, M&A, Treasury, Investor Relations, IT, Risk Management & Assurance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marketing & Communications, Government Affairs, and Property & Insurance.

Adrian holds an Executive MBA from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business, Accounting & Finance from the University of  Kingston, London. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Fergus Kelly Chief Marketing Officer of InvoCare

Fergus Kelly

Chief Marketing Officer

Fergus was appointed Chief Marketing Officer in June 2015. Fergus has over 20 years experience in consumer and business marketing. Prior to joining InvoCare, he has held senior leadership roles within the travel and media sectors.

Fergus’s most recent role was with Qantas Airways where he held the role of GM Marketing Qantas Holidays and Head of Marketing, (International & Sponsorship Marketing).

Prior to joining Qantas he held Director of Marketing roles at Fairfax Media and APN News & Media.

 Lachlan Sheldon - Group Executive, Capital Management of InvoCare

Lachlan Sheldon

Group Executive, Mergers & Acquisitions

Lachlan joined InvoCare as Group Financial Controller in 2011 and was promoted to Group Executive in January 2016. Lachlan has over twenty years of commercial finance experience gained across multiple industries including FMCG, building materials and financial services. Prior to joining InvoCare he held executive finance and commercial roles with companies owned by the Rank Group Limited including Carter Holt Harvey, The Uncle Tobys Company and the Goodman Fielder Group. Lachlan commenced his career at Price Waterhouse (now PWC) where he spent time in the Business Services and Corporate Finance divisions.

Lachlan holds an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting.

Phillip Friery Company Secretary of InvoCare

Heidi Aldred

Company Secretary and Corporate Counsel

Heidi Aldred was appointed Company Secretary in March 2019. Prior to joining Invocare Heidi has spent the last 10 years providing governance, compliance and risk management support to listed and unlisted companies.

Heidi is a lawyer by training and began her legal career as a solicitor with Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (now Allens Linklaters) and then with ASX listed Computer Power Group Limited as General Counsel and Company Secretary.

Heidi holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.

Steve Nobbs - Group Executive, Commercial Director of InvoCare

Lynne Gallucci

Executive General Manager – Funerals (Australia)

Lynne was appointed Executive General Manager – Funerals (Australia) in July 2020 after joining InvoCare in April 2018. She has over 25 years’ experience working with national and international brands across retail, franchising and pharmaceutical sectors and is passionate about providing meaningful farewells for all who choose the InvoCare brands. 

Building capability through sustainable people and systems development has been a central focus in Lynne’s career with an emphasis on human centred design. 

Prior to joining InvoCare, Lynne held executive roles with Australian Pharmaceutical Industries and Myer Grace Bros.

Lynne holds tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Communication/Psychology and Human Resources and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors. She is also a Non-Executive Director with the Epilepsy Foundation and Chair of their Finance and Audit Committee. 

Steve Nobbs - Group Executive, Commercial Director of InvoCare

Steve Nobbs

Executive General Manager – Cemeteries & Crematoria

Steve joined InvoCare in March 2016 as Project Director, Network & Brand Optimisation and was appointed Executive General Manager – Cemeteries and Crematoria in February 2020. In this role, Steve is focussed on the long term development and growth plans for the Cemeteries and Crematoria division. 

Steve has over 19 years of experience in leadership and management roles across the hospitality and university student accommodation industries. 

Prior to joining InvoCare, Steve was the Director of Operations for Campus Living Villages Australia, responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Australian business. With the benefit of being with Campus Living Villages since its first year of operation, Steve was involved in the development of the operational platform for the business, and led multiple project transitions after construction into operational businesses. In the last few years with Campus Living Villages, Steve led a national review of the operations, and development of a transformational change program to how the business operated.

 Amanda Tober - Group Executive, People & Culture of InvoCare

Amanda Tober

Group Executive, Human Resources

Amanda was appointed Group Executive, Human Resources in October 2017. Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources across multiple industries and countries. 

Amanda is passionate about driving business performance through clarity of strategy, supported by a positive culture. With extensive M&A experience, Amanda is well versed in leading change and business transformation.

Most recently Amanda was with UXC Limited where she held the role of Director, People & Culture. Prior to UXC Limited she held the role of Group Director, Human Resources at iSentia (previously named Media Monitors).

Amanda has also held senior leadership roles with Boral, Philips Electronics, GrainCorp and BMC Software.

Amanda holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Business.

Careers with InvoCare

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.