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The Board

Rod Dever
APM Employment Services

Rod Dever is the National Employer Account Manager for the ORS Group, an local employment and injury management organisation with 5 offices located on the central coast.

Rod was elected to the Chamber board in 2006 and has been active with the board for over 12 years.
Over this time, Rod's chamber service has included 4 years as (past) Chamber president, 3 years as a Vice President and 5 years as a member of the Board of Directors.

Petrina Waddell
Vice President
Gosford Private Hospital

Petrina has worked most of her career life in the Gosford CBD, previously 10 years with The National Australia Bank, Gosford. Petrina has great passion for local job creation and business growth in the Gosford CBD.

Petrina has been involved with Gosford City Chamber Board since 2009 and is currently the Vice President. Petrina enjoys sourcing funding opportunities for the Board, and attending relevant
stakeholders meetings to represent the business community. More recently Petrina has put her efforts into adding some fun to the Chamber lunches. Petrina has a proactive style.

David Evers
Robson Partners

David is one of two Directors at Robson Partners, providing tax and accounting services , financial advice and business coaching to individuals and small to medium sized businesses here on the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney. With over 25 years of experience, David is passionate about helping map out business strategies, to build, grow and to protect family wealth.

Robson Partners has been an active member of the Chamber, Platinum Sponsor for 2 years and are committed to supporting small businesses on the Central Coast.

Edgar Adams
Adams Business Publications P/L

Edgar Adams is the Editor and Publisher of Central Coast Business Review (CCBR) magazine which he founded almost 28 years ago. CCBR covers the whole Central Coast and as Editor he has an extensive and in depth knowledge of the business community's needs and issues affecting them.

An accountant, he moved to Gosford with his family some 45 years ago and worked with two major Gosford businesses before establishing his own financial management practice and then CCBR.

Edgar believes that Gosford, having been designated the Regional City of the Central Coast has an exciting future and must have a strong, forward thinking Chamber of Commerce supporting business and taking members' concerns to government.

Michael Trimblett
Loyal I.T. Solutions

Michael Trimblett is currently the General Manager of Loyal I.T. Solutions.  Moving from the Central Coast to Sydney to start his career in Information Technology back in 1998, he worked for a small dental software company providing support for its products throughout NSW, ACT and QLD.  In 2005, Michael moved back to the Central Coast to start work at Loyal I.T. Solutions as an I.T. technician.  In 2008 he returned to study at the University of Technology, Sydney where he studied the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.  Re-joining Loyal I.T. Solutions after graduation in 2011, he moved into the role of Business Development Manager then into his current role of General Manager.

Having exposure to many different industries nationally, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge to the Chamber to help support Central Coast businesses.

Tim Gunasinghe
Commercial HQ

Tim has lived on the Central Coast for over 50 years.  He has established a long and successful career in local real estate since leaving school in 1985 and has worked with some of the most established and well-respected agencies within the region.

Tim joined Phillip Brand over 20 years ago heading up Commercialhq, the real estate and development arm of the business.  Tim has a wealth of knowledge in commercial real estate and development on the Central Coast and is known as market leader in the field.

Tim has played an integral part in the design and development of the following projects Fountain Corporate, Erina Plaza, Lisarow Plaza, Platinum and Element buildings at Erina and is currently working on 5 major projects for the region.


Platinum, Gold & Silver Sponsors


Media Partner

107.7 2GO - Media Partner SEA FM - Media Partner

Community Partner

Central Coast MARINERS - Community Partner

Technology Partner

Bloomtools Website & Online Marketing - Technology Partner


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