Wayne Jones – Chief Executive Officer
Wayne Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Indoor Skydive Australia Group Limited (ISA Group) and was appointed to the role on the foundation of the company in November 2011. He has been one of the key forces behind the successful establishment of ISA Group and establishing the Company the most successful performing IPO of 2013.
Wayne holds formal qualifications in Project Management, Business, Security and Risk Management and Management (Financial Management) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors. He has over 21 years’ experience in leading teams and delivering results. Wayne is an experienced skydiver and was also at the forefront of developing of military free fall training for over 10 years.
Prior to establishing ISA Group Wayne was a Commander with the SASR Operations and responsible for the development and performance of teams in changing environments. His goal focused approach and strategic vision resulted in Wayne being highly decorated throughout his military career and positions him well to lead ISA Group.
Daniel Hogan – Chief Operations Officer
Daniel Hogan is the Chief Operations Officer of ISA Group and a founder of the company. His primary responsibilities are the Company’s operations including the designing, development and construction of our indoor skydiving facilities. The completion of our first facility at Penrith was spearheaded by Daniel and resulted in a flagship, world class standard facility.
Daniel is a Member of the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors and is qualified in Military Freefall Parachuting Operations and was a highly qualified senior dive instructor within the Special Air Service Regiment. Prior to establishing ISA Group Danny was a highly decorated member of the SASR Operations and received the distinguished Medal of Gallantry. Danny’s ability to plan, manage and execute tasks in complex and fast moving environments with sound judgment have been proven during his 21 year military career and as ISA Group COO. His expertise in VWT and ability to lead teams and manage complex environments are invaluable to the Company. He is a forward thinker who is focused on delivery.
Brett Sheridan – Chief Commercial Officer
Brett Sheridan joined ISA Group in May 2013 in the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that time Brett, provided ISA Group with contracting services and has been involved with the Company since its inception. As Chief Marketing Officer, Brett is responsible for driving customer demand, increasing brand recognition and analysing market opportunities. Since then his role has expanded into Chief Commercial Officer, helping map and deliver future growth for the group.
Brett is an experienced marketer with over 15 years association with the tourism and leisure industry and over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience. Brett’s key expertise is to deliver business growth which he has proven repeatedly in the past. He is also a two times Australian skydiving record holder, speedrider, ski guide and adventure racer.
Prior to joining ISA Group, Brett was co-owner of Adrenalin.com.au (Australia’s first online experiences company) and delivered business growth from $400kpa to $10m pa over 5 years. Brett’s ability to analyse key markets to deliver results, his extensive experience in building customer confidence and experience and his focus on delivering strategic outcomes are invaluable for ISA Group.
Fiona Yiend – General Counsel and Company Secretary
Fiona Yiend joined ISA Group in September 2013 as General Counsel and Company Secretary. Fiona is responsible for managing ISA Group’s legal matters, corporate governance and board administration. She performs a key role in our corporate transactions and managing our obligations to the ASX.
Fiona holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia (formerly Chartered Secretaries Australia), Graduate Diplomas in International Law and in Applied Finance and Investment and a Bachelor of Laws (second class honours) and Bachelor of Arts. Fiona’s formal qualifications are complemented by over 5 years’ experience as General Counsel and Company Secretary of ASX listed entities.
Fiona has a strong background in corporate and commercial matters including capital raisings, alliances and partnering agreements and construction matters. Fiona’s ability to implement corporate processes, advise on significant corporate transactions and knack for delivering legal and practical outcomes, have made her a valuable addition to the ISA Group team.
Salesh Nischal – Chief Financial Officer
Joining the company in May 2017, Salesh Nischal has 20 years of extensive financial and operational experience in ASX reporting environment within large diverse organisations. Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and accomplish sustainable profit growth through achievements in strategic outcomes, financial management, cost control management, internal controls and productivity/ efficiency improvements.
With experiences in building, and leading business transformation, Salesh has delivered significant achievements in strategy execution, risk management, treasury management, tax planning, acquisitions and divestments, and IT systems developments. Salesh is committed to maximising long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives and maintaining the highest level of integrity and transparency.
Salesh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and has CPA qualifications.