Cary Stynes LLB (Melb.) MAICD
Co-Founder, and Executive Chairman
Cary oversees the day-to-day operations and investment strategy and leads the execution of the strategic direction of the company.
He holds a current Victorian legal practicing certificate and is the principal of Stynes Consulting a legal and consulting practice specialising in early stage investments and business financing. He was previously a lawyer with international law firm Minter Ellison before co-founding his own law firm which he has operated for over 25 years.
In 1994 he co-founded media and advertising company, Media and Entertainment Group Limited which listed on the ASX in 1995 and expanded throughout Australia as well as in Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and South America. That company was ultimately acquired by CPH Limited (Kerry Packer) in 1999.
Since that time he has arranged the ASX listing and been the Managing Director or Chief Executive Officer of ASX listed Software Communication Group Limited, organised the restructuring and recapitalization and became Managing Director of CBD Online, subsequently CBD Energy Limited and Swish Group Limited. He is also a former Non- Executive Director of Traffic Technologies Limited, MCM Entertainment Limited, Teys Limited, BHG Limited and children’s cancer charity The Koala Foundation
He has since 2000 arranged the restructuring, re-capitalisation, IPO’s and RTO’s of a number of Australian and international companies on the ASX in the media and technology, infrastructure, mining and related sectors and sat on a number of private and public Company boards as, Managing Director, Executive Director, Non-Executive Director, General Legal Counsel and Company Secretary for over 25 years.