Meet Our Board

MICHAEL STARKEY

MICHAEL STARKEY

President

Director
Frogleys Offshore

Industry Experience: 22 years +
When not fishing: Michael is still in, on and around the water, he’ll give anything a go, his current passion is kite surfing!

HON BOB BALDWIN

HON BOB BALDWIN

Independent Chairman

 

Industry Experience: 50 years +
When not fishing: you’ll find Bob cooking up a storm in his kitchen with the vegetables he’s grown in his garden!

 

MITCH BIRT

MITCH BIRT

Vice President & Secretary

Sales & Marketing Director
Pure Fishing Australia

Industry Experience: 15 years +
When not fishing: Mitch is a passionate runner, a mean snooker player and an NRL tragic – Team Newcastle Knights!

 

BILLY PARSONS

BILLY PARSONS

Treasurer

General Manager
JM Gillies

Industry Experience: 30 years +
When not fishing: Billy is watching the mighty Collingwood Magpies win at the MCG!

CHRIS BATY

CHRIS BATY

Director

Director
Compleat Angler Melbourne & Geelong

Industry Experience: 31 years +
When not fishing: Chris enjoys his two other passions of archery and live music!

MICHAEL WASSMAN

MICHAEL WASSMAN

Director

Director
General Manager Merchandise
BCF – Boating Camping & Fishing

Industry Experience: 13 years +
When not fishing: Michael is on or around the ocean, often on his surfboard!

STEVE MORGAN

STEVE MORGAN

Director

Director
Fishing Monthly Group

Industry Experience: 33 years +
When not fishing: Steve enjoys riding his bike, but it’s his kid’s sports of touch footy and basketball that take up most of his time!

KORD LUCKUS

KORD LUCKUS

Director

General Manager
L Wilson & Co

Industry Experience: 27 years +
When not fishing: you’ll find Kord with power tools in hand as loves a bit of DIY renovating!

BEN SCALES

BEN SCALES

Director

General Manager
Jarvis Walker

Industry Experience: 26 years +
When not fishing: Ben is relaxing by the coast, exercising on two wheels, and chasing that elusive perfect photo!

ALICIA BOLITHO

ALICIA BOLITHO

Director

Director
Tackle World Port Lincoln

Industry Experience: 5 years +
When not fishing: Alicia is still doing outdoorsy stuff with her husband and two kids!