"Purpose"A graduate of UNSW’s prestigious Masters program majoring in Strategy and Management, Chris has built 15 years of military and industry experience as a public and private sector leader. Thriving in diverse and complex environments, from war zones in the Middle East and North Asia, through to high tech, fast moving organisations in Australia and the UK, Chris is a career leader.
Commended by the Australian Defence Force for his leadership in Kandahar in 2012, Chris is now the chief architect of the Company's vision to align profitable enterprise with social accountability.
Chris believes that any business can be profitable with the right balance of rationalised products or services, specific objectives, empowered people and pragmatic resourcing. But to last, it must be entwined with a sense of purpose centred on enhancing and enriching the very community that surrounds it.
Chris is the Co-founder and Chairman of BMCorp.
Co-founder and Managing DirectorDavid Ballantyne
"Precision"An academic foundation of Law, Business, English and Philosophy, shaped by 15 years of command and leadership as a Combat Officer in the Australian Defence Force, gives David a unique perspective of the business landscape. Military endeavour has taken David across North and East Africa, the Gulf States, Western Europe, Middle, South and East Asia, and the Pacific. He has been decorated for his work both in and out of combat zones around the world, including as a recipient of the US Bronze Star medal while leading multi-national forces in Afghanistan in 2009-10. Additionally, David has worked in Network Centric Warfare in concert with Defence Science and Technology Organisation and Israeli electronics international Elbit Systems Limited. David’s non-military career includes civil telecommunications in both Australia and Great Britain, and most recently his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of HomeFront Australia. David’s personal business philosophy cultivates perspective and agility as the enablers of opportunity. David is the Co-founder and Managing Director of BMCorp and the Chief Executive Officer of HomeFront Australia.
Technology DirectorJonathan Brown
With an academic and professional grounding in mechanical engineering and information technology, Jon joined BMCorp due to his original approach to systems architecture and logistics.
Through years of strategic asset management, Jon has developed an industry-leading understanding of how information management, logistics and people coalesce to create transparent, navigable and auditable systems.
He combines this innovative technologist perspective with process driven formality to achieve best practise in information systems and asset management.
Jon manages the information technology and systems of BMCorp in addition to his key role as HomeFront Australia’s Chief Information Officer.
When not in the office, Jon can be found racing vintage cars at Lakeside Raceway, or deep in the bunker of one of Queensland’s many golf courses.