Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Top Row | M Bell, A Dickson, A Mackenzie, S Naven, R Southeren. Bottom Row | E Johnson, M Dowling

Michael Dowling

  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Former Director Central Coast Council
  • Former Director Coles Myer Limited’s Retail Trust
  • Director Regional Development Australia
  • Certified Shopping Centre Manager of Australia
  • Managing Director MKD Group

Edward Johnson
Deputy Chairman

  • Retired
  • Director since 2005
  • Life Member
  • Life Member Gosford/Kariong Junior RLFC
  • President Central Coast Branch of the Men of League 
  • Former President Central Coast Division Junior Rugby League
  • Patron Central Coast Rugby League

Michael Bell


  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Director since 2010
  • Senior Manager, East Gosford, Lisarow & Kincumber Community Bank branches
  • Public Officer, East Gosford Progression Association
  • Past Secretary East Gosford & Districts Financial Services Ltd (NSX code EGF)
  • Past Treasurer Gosford Kariong Rugby League Club

Andrew Mackenzie

  • Director & Principal of Roe Mackenzie Lawyers
  • Law Society accredited specialist business law
  • Notary Public
  • President Coastwide Business Referrals Incorporated

Ray Southeren O.A.M.

  • Retired.
  • Previously Director of AICW Australia
  • Director RYSS Central Coast
  • Director since 2016

Andrew Dickson

  • Managing Director/ Principal
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Gosford West
  • Treasurer of the St Edwards RLFC
  • Vice President of the East Gosford Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Councillor on the NSW Business Chamber’s CC Regional Advisory Board

Steven Naven

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Willoughby City Council
  • Former CFO Central Coast Council
  • Former Finance Director Optus Telecommunications
  • Finance Director Wamberal Surf Lifesaving Club 2009 to present
  • Post graduate Accounting qualifications
  • Operating at General Manager, Finance Director or CFO for over 16 years