Board Composition

SEMMA is managed by an elected board of 4 Executives, 8 voluntary manufacturing members, plus 1 from education and 1 representative of our patron.


The SEMMA Board Members for 2021/2022 as elected at the Annual General Meeting held on 8 September 2021 are:


Peter Angelico ABECK Group
Vice President
Ian Cubitt Catten Industries
Markus Oswald o.d.t. Engineering
Sandra George South East Business Networks
Chief Executive Officer
Vonda Fenwick SEMMA

Committee Members

Sam Bell A.W. Bell Pty Ltd
Matthew Arblaster Essity AustralAsia
Todd Hartley Hilton Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Scott Fitzgibbon Macpherson Kelley
Michael Harrod McKinna Group
Craig Taylor Mobile Automation
Markus Spindler Nissan Casting Australia Pty Ltd
Michael Finn Nitto Denko (Australia) Pty Ltd

Co-Opted Committee Member

Ros Hore Swinburne University of Technology

Patron Representative

Paul Kearsley City of Greater Dandenong

SEMMA will provide an opportunity for businesses to come together to lobby State and Federal governments on all issues directly relating to manufacturing.

More than 60 percent of businesses in South East Melbourne fall within the small to medium size category. SEMMA members will, as a powerful and unified front, have the opportunity to influence government policy in: Investment, Research & Development, Free Trade, Export Finance, Anti-Dumping, Regulations & Standards, Purchasing Policies and Training Standards