- Life Member and Certified Credit Executive (CCE) of the AICM
- Fellow of Institute of Public Accountants
- Fellow of Institute of Financial Accountants
- Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia
- Securities Investigation Agent licence
Current Position: Manager, Credit Services.
- Trevor and his Credit Services team provide credit management advice, support and information to customers throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Employer: National Credit Insurance (Brokers) Pty Ltd (NCI)
How long at that company: since Sept 1995
Credit/professional background: Previously worked with the former State Bank of South Australia for 20 years in areas including Corporate Banking, Treasury & International Finance, Audit and Retail & Commercial Banking.
AICM Portfolio/s – Board & Divisional:
- National President – October 2018 -
- Board member – November 2016 -
- State President, S.A. – July 2006 – June 2013
- S.A. Vice President – July 2004 – June 2006
- Previous Board positions – S.A. Director, CCE, YCP, Legal Affairs
- Previous Division positions - Functions, CCE, YCP, Publications, Membership, Sponsorship,
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor:
- I joined Council after attending many AICM events over the previous 3 years and being asked by the then S.A. Executive Officer, Julie Short. I happily accepted as I enjoyed attending the institute’s educational and social events. I thought AICM was a strong professional body for the credit industry and I enjoyed the company of the institute members and Councillors.
- My goals within AICM are to help implement strategic plans and policies, ensure appropriate risk governance, promote and grow the Institute, educate and train members, and network/socialise with fellow members.
Achievements with AICM:
- National President since 2018
- Director on National Board since 2016
- On S.A. Division Council since 1999
- Certified Credit Executive (CCE). National Dux in 2003.
- 2008 awarded the Lawrie Ellis award for the outstanding contribution to the credit industry and the AICM in South Australia.
- State President for 7 years. During this time the S.A. division won the annual National President’s Trophy as the best performing State on 5 occasions.
- Vice President for 2 years
- Presenter/panellist at numerous Professional Development seminars, Credit Focus workshops and regional seminars.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Educational knowledge and obtaining a wide number of networks and contacts, and working on the AICM Board and S.A. Council with some great people with the same passion for credit and promoting of the Institute.
My passions aside from Credit/work: My family, catching up with friends, holidays, visiting wineries, watching sport, and gardening.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifications: Diploma of Financial Services
Current Position: National Credit Manager
Employer: IMCD Australia Pty Limited
Commenced at company: July 2020
- 2019 - 2020 - Landmark - Regional Credit Manager South East
- 1996 - 2018 - PaperlinX Australia - National Credit Manager
My career in credit spans more than 30 years in various industries such as paper, transport, telecommunication and wholesale sectors
Why I volunteer with the AICM: I joined AICM and later the council to improve my connection with other credit professionals and to gain access the latest information in order to improve my productivity in my credit role. I also felt an obligation to give back to an industry from which I've benefited so greatly.
Achievements with AICM: I was on council for 3 years before I was appointed the Vic/Tas President. I'm very proud of this appointment by my peers which allowed me to work outside me comfort zone and push my boundaries to achieve our common goals.
In 2019 I was elected by the Vic/Tas council to represent them on the National Board and I'm excited by the challenge to drive the CCE Portfolio.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Apart from meeting people and arranging network events and seminars, which I may never have done, the opportunity to address and present at these sessions has allowed me to improve my confidence, presentation and communication skills to address people in a public forum.
My passions aside from Credit/work: Family life is very important to me plus I don't mind playing golf, fishing and of course watching the mighty Bombers play football.
Contact details: mobile 0412 912 266
Name: Gail Joyce Crowder, MICM
Qualifications: Certificates in Design, Reception and Management
Current Position: AICM SA Director
Business Owner: Executive Director of Credit Solutions (incorporating Kemps Credit Solutions),
How long at that company: Since 2014
Credit/professional background: Over 15 years in debt recovery and credit management. Management and debt collection of commercial and insurance related debts for agencies and South Australian businesses.
Previous AICM Portfolios: SA Division: Division President, Division Vice President, Functions; Sponsorship and Publications.
Why I volunteer with the AICM: I enjoy meeting new people and feel I am giving something back to the credit industry. To help educate and give to others is 'self' rewarding. Working with a team (the councillors) is a great experience. You learn and grow by listening and working with your professional colleagues. Never too old to learn!
Achievements with AICM: I have worked on several portfolios, mainly functions. Through the networking and contacts made I have certainly grown and I am now part owner of an agency. I believe my involvement with the AICM has played a significant part in my growth.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Friends; new colleagues; knowledge of how wide and varied the credit industry is.
My passions aside from Credit/work: My 3 amazing children, loved ones and friends, entertaining, gardening, lapping up the summer sun, golf, nice cars
Contact details: E: email@example.com Ph: (08) 8418 1407
Qualifications: MICM CCE
Position Title: Manager Collections and Receivables
Employer: The University of Queensland
Commence with employer: Jan 2016
Credit / Professional background: 25+ years' experience working as a Credit professional across a broad spectrum of industries.
Portfolio: Certified Credit Executive (CCE), Vice President and Treasurer
Why I volunteer on the AICM council / Goals as Council: The AICM has played a pivotal role to my professional development and success as a Credit professional. Any way my contribution on Council can contribute to the progression of other members provides great satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
Achievements with AICM:
- Member of the AICM for a period of 19 years
- Awarded Credit Manager of the Year 2016.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: I have gained a deeper understanding and value for the efforts provided by the diverse group of professionals that give up their time to volunteer for the betterment of all members of the Institute.
My passions aside from Credit / work: Health and wellbeing activities.
Contact details: you can find me on LinkedIn or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MBA - Masters of Business Administration, AICD Company Directors Course
Current AICM Position:
Director - Consumer
How long at that company:
Achievements with AICM:
- Supporter of the AICM for over 30 years
- Responsible for the development and growth of Women in Credit initiative since inception
- Judge for the credit team of the year since 2011
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM:
- Built great relationships
- Have gained a great understanding of credit across multiple industries
My passions aside from Credit/work:
Travel with my husband, my dogs, family, yoga, and making deserts
Qualifications: Diploma in Human Resources, Prince 2 certified
Current Position: Credit Manager
How long at that company: since 2019
Credit/professional background: Prior to joining Fleetcare I was Assistant Credit Manager at Automotive Holdings Group Limited for just over 7 years. Before that I was a credit manager in London, UK for 12 years, in various industries at companies such as National Car Parks, Financial Times and British Airports Authority. Prior to that was in credit/admin management in retail in Cape Town, South Africa.
Why I volunteer with the AICM: To meet and engage with like- minded people and to promote the AICM through my network. To help make the AICM a successful organisation that is at the forefront of learning and innovation within the credit profession.
Achievements with AICM: Obtained CCE status in 2017. Helped to run many successful events. Became the WA Director in 2017 and am Chair of the committee that is establishing the AICM Education Foundation.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Meeting fellow credit professionals and gaining industry knowledge through interaction at the various AICM functions and keeping abreast of legislative changes and other factors that influence the credit profession.
My passions aside from Credit/work: Enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, walking, any adventure activity. Keeping fit is very important to me, mostly by running and cycling. I also play the odd round of golf.
Tel: 0479 083 244
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in E-Business and CCE
Current AICM Position: Director - Finance
Previous Portfolios: NSW Division - Membership portfolio
Employer: Byron Thomas Recruitment
How long at that company: Since March 2009.
I started my journey in Credit with Kone PLC in the UK and then IBM. After moving from England to the "lucky country", Australia in 2004, I changed career paths and started in recruitment at Michael Page International where I was recognised as one of the top billers in the country.
This success motivated me to establish Byron Thomas Recruitment in early 2009. In 2010 Byron Thomas Recruitment in early 2009 in Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in the credit and collections space. In 2010 Byron Thomas Recruitment won the best business services firm, in 2013 I was recognised by the AICM as the recruiter of the year and in 2014 I acquired another recruitment business in the career start and L&D space.
in 2015 I was awarded with the Service Excellence Award for one of my companies at the Australian Business awards and also became a CCE through the AICM.
In 2018 I was appointed to the board of the AICM as NSW Director.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Learning from and working with some great minds and fantastic people on the council, who have become good friends. Exposure to and involvement with the strategy of a board structure in a NFP organisation working to maximise the value add it can bring to its members
My passions aside from Credit/work: Spending time with my wife, son and 2 dogs, Travel, Tottenham Hotspur, red wine and long weekend getaways
W: 02 8677 3020