Our management team offer extensive entrepreneurial and M&A experience and boast an impressive investment track record across a range of business lifecycles, sectors and geographies.


Directors and Management

Andrew Henderson

Non-Executive Chairman

Andrew is an experienced executive director and technology leader with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He founded and later sold IT, business and management consulting group Phoenix IT, and is currently the Managing Director of JitterBit, an API transformation company.

Michael Norster

Non-Executive Director

Michael is a successful entrepreneur with comprehensive experience managing companies from start-up to exit. He founded ASX-listed Powerdirect prior to its sale to Ergon Energy in 2006 and is currently executive chairman of the Green Generation group of companies, comprising brands including Blue NRG and Utility Software Services.

Nicholas Smedley

Non-Executive Director

Nicholas is an experienced managing director with extensive experience in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions. He spent more than a decade with UBS and KPMG, advising on M&A transactions ranging from the A$9bn defence of WMC Resources to the investment of $65m into catch.com.au. Nicholas is currently the executive chairman of Respiri Limited, an ASX-listed SaaS company.

Brendan Kavenagh

Chief Executive Officer & MD

Brendan is a successful executive with more than 25 years of experience building and leading teams in the IT, human resources and professional services sectors. Before joining AD1 Holdings, Brendan was CEO of Davidson Technology and Monitor Consulting and held a number of executive-level roles at Peoplebank Australia.

Melissa Richardson

Head of Art of Mentoring

Melissa is a respected Australian mentoring expert and a pioneer in the field. She has more than 20 years of experience developing mentoring and coaching programs for public and private sector organisations. Melissa founded Art of Mentoring and is a global assessor for the European Mentoring and Coaching Council’s ISMCP award.


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