Board Composition

SEMMA is managed by an elected board of 10 voluntary manufacturing members, plus 1 from education, 1 from R&D, 1 Global specialist and 2 from City of Greater Dandenong Business Development.


The SEMMA Board Members for 2018/2019 as elected at the Annual General meeting held on 31 July 2018 are:


Greg NorthropAFL Telecommunications
Vice President
Peter AngelicoABecK Group
Markus Oswaldo.d.t. Engineering
Sandra GeorgeCity of Greater Dandenong

Committee Members

Christina De Sousa​Mountain Harvest Foods
Scott FitzgibbonMacpherson Kelley
James GerrardBombardier Transportation
Todd HartleyHilton Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Paul KearsleyCity of Greater Dandenong
Markus SpindlerNissan Casting Australia Pty Ltd
Craig TaylorMobile Automation
Steve ThompsonMorgan Technical Ceramics
Simon WhiteleyCorex Plastics (Australia) Pty Ltd

Co-Opted Committee Members

Jane WardSwinburne University of Technology
Ron WeinzierlGumbya & South East Business Park Developments

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