Mentors

70+ mentors support our entrepreneur and growth programs.

We’re always looking for new mentors to help out our budding entrepreneurs.

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Our Business Programs

The South Australian Business Chamber currently has over 60 mentors who support the delivery of our business programs, including:

Are you interested in becoming a mentor?

The South Australian Business Chamber is always looking for mentors to share their skills and expertise to help support our program participants. 

What is the role of a mentor?

  • To work with a matched participant for a period of 12 months
  • To assist the participant in setting and achieving their business goals and objectives
  • To assist the participant with the development of their business strategy and business plan
  • To communicate, listen effectively and provide honest feedback

Your commitment as a mentor

  • Voluntary commitment of a minimum of 60 minutes mentoring a participant once a month for a 12-month period
  • An empathy with youth aged 18 – 35 with business aspirations and or entrepreneurs aged 35+
  • A clear understanding of business skills and management practices from experience in your own business
  • The ability to listen and communicate effectively
  • The ability to guide and facilitate, not direct the business
  • The ability to identify capacity and capability within the business
  • The ability to identify networking opportunities for the participant

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact us via our enquiry form. Please note that you will be required to attend a selection interview.

Our entrepreneur programs team

Our current mentors

Sam Ackland

Build Clean

Rex Alexander

Clear Coaching

Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson Consulting

Hamish Archibald

Partner, O’Loughlins Lawyers

Simon Bennett

Financial services industry specialist

Jason Boccaccio

Adelaide Commercial Finance

Mike Chalmers

Sales and marketing professional

Vanessa Choi

Marketing strategy specialist

Jodie Cole

Jodie Cole Coaching

Stuart Davis

VInet Solutions

Paul Dewsnap

Digital Resilience

Kristian Downing

KD Consulting

Adam Drabsch

THNK Advisory - Strategic, evidence-based business advisory services

Riaz Esmailzadeh

Interim CEO of IoT Consultants

Steve Fimmano

BDO

Judy Forbes

MENTOR OF THE YEAR 2023

Michael Fox

KMT Partners

Marissa Galatis

Swan Gessner

Business coach

Eric Granger FUniSA. FAICD.

Angela Grogan

Best Business Results Pty Ltd

Tyson Grubb

Instrument Choice

Dr Judy Halliday

Chief Operating Officer, Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur

Paul Hector

Hector Finance and Consulting

Sanja Hendrick

Talent Academy

Robert Hill

Evolving Solutions Pty Ltd

Paul Huxtable

Retiree, Mentor and Business Owner

Thanh Huynh

Huntha Management Pty Ltd

Tony Kalleske

Kalleske Wines

Victoria Kardasis

Endless Opportunities Ahead

Ben Kirchner

Business Investment Advisor, Business and Investment Team, Adelaide Economic Development Agency

Julianne Kuhlmann

JK Leaders

Tim Lavis

The South Australian Business Chamber

Walter Lee

Business Mentor and Entrepreneur

Ben Makepeace

Makepeace Consulting

Marc Makrid

Marc Makrid and Associates

Angela McKenzie

Southern Cross Austereo

Amanda McKinnon

LaserTat / Black Diamond Tattoo

Lachlan J. Mollison

Cove Project Management Pty Ltd

Manzar Naqvi

Marketing specialist

Daniel Navacchi

Director

Clare O’Mahoney

O’Loughlins Lawyers

Peter Piliouras

Star Pharmacy Group

Tracey Powell

Managing Director of MADHouse Marketing and Design House

Rebecca Weatherill

Workplace Wellbeing SA

Cheree Reichl

Small Business Finance Specialist

Georgi Roberts

Pitstop Marketing

Tom Rodger

The Seller Door

Mike Rowe

The Executive Hub

Andrew Russo

Geoff Sandell

Matthew Schirripa

Simple

Tom Shemesh

ANZ Technologies Pty Ltd

Lisa Stewart

Marketing and communications specialist

Robert Stocks

Integrated Coaching Solutions

Michael Tellis

Mentor of the Year 2024

Bob Thomas

Fluid Management Technology

Luke Timmins

Co-director AHLG

Giovanna Toldi

Business and marketing strategy consultant

John Travers

Sheena Trumble

Neil Tuckwell

Self-Employed

Linda Vivian

Wholesale Homeware Agent

David Watts

Two Steps Forward Consulting

William J. Marmion (Bill)

Amanda Wood

AMW Business Mentoring & Advisory
The South Australian Business Chamber

Contact us about our mentoring program

Submit the enquiry form and one of our staff will get in touch with you.

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