Lucas AndersonManaging Director
Lucas founded EventAid in 2010. With ten years experience working as an Operations Manager across many industries, he has acquired a wide range of skills within event management and held senior leadership positions with major infrastructure operators.
Lucas’s involvement in crisis and emergency management has seen his unique skill set called upon to assist and lead teams through various incidents using a range of operational, tactical and strategic approaches.
Under his direction EventAid has built a solid team of over 100 event first aid and medical professionals. EventAid has experienced rapid growth since its initiation in 2010 and is now servicing over 300 clients nationally.
Caroline Guillemain-BrunneGeneral Manager
Caroline has over ten years experience in the events industry, having managed a range of major events and exhibitions throughout Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
She has been specialising in the management of first aid and medical services since 2009.
Throughout her career in the events industry Caroline has been continuously recognised for her efficiency and professionalism when looking after client’s needs in the field.
Paul has 25 years of senior management and executive experience across many countries and a variety of sectors.
Paul offers Event-Aid a scarce blend of proven commercial sales ability and rigorous strategic thinking, coupled with high levels of operational and financial capability.
He is an experienced Enterprise-Wide General Manager, Consultant and Sales/ Business Development Leader with top and bottom line experience who offers particular expertise in strategy, change management and business/sales improvement.
Experienced working with SMEs as well as global brands, he is one who delivers value through the tougher times and is sought after for change-related or consulting roles, as well as where execution is paramount.
Some of Paul’s career highlights include:
• Sales Strategy Consultant to Lexis Nexis Australia
• Executive General Manager – accounting and legal firms
• Director Regional (Asia) Markets – KPMG Australia and KPMG (UK) LLP
• Global Head of Marketing / Business Development (Finance) – Linklaters Global Lawyers
• North European Marketing Director – IMS Health Inc
Jason Kaye is currently the Chief Commercial Officer for Mobillytics. In addition, Jason is a Co-Founder of a US based technology start-up and sits on the Advisory Board for The Innovation Tank.
Prior to these roles, Jason was the General Manager of Engagement at Deasil Management Group (A venture capital firm) where he played a key role in the devising and implementing the go-to-market strategies of a number of businesses and securing key foundation clients.
Prior to joining Deasil Management Group, Jason spent 11 years at ANZ Banking Group Limited. During that time Jason worked in a number of roles across the bank – New Business Development and Strategy, Operations, Specialised Asset Finance, Procurement, Global Shared Services.
An entrepreneur at heart, a highly skilled negotiator and influencer, Jason brings a unique blend of international blue-chip and start-up/early stage venture experience and a large and influential network to the Event Aid Advisory Board.
Steve DrummyCFO, L&H Group
Steve Drummy is the CFO for Sonepar Pacific, a sector of Sonepar an independent French family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. With a company revenue totalling €16.3billion in 2012, Sonepar employs 33,000 associates at 160 entities in 36 countries.
With over 20 years experience in financial, commercial and operational roles, Steve successfully looks after the L&H Group in Australia, Corys Electrical in New Zealand, Hagemeyer across South East Asia and Sonic in Thailand.
Steve brings a wealth of experience in M&A, new business start-ups and development, commercial negotiations, strategic operational direction development and implementation, business reorganisation, team development and managing stakeholders at all levels including financial institutions, government and boards.
Steve recently headed up the acquisition team for Sonepar in New Zealand to acquire Corys Electrical from the Fletcher Group.
Prior to his role with Sonepar, Steve has worked in manufacturing with Ajax Fasteners, pharmaceutical with Smith & Nephew, printing with News Limited and the distribution industry with Wesfarmers Industrial & Safety.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and a MBA both from Swinburne University. He is a CPA and has studied internationally with the business school Insead. He is company Secretary for L&H Group, a board member of the L&H Group foundation, a member of the CEO institute and is a member of the Hutchison club.