Junior Adventures Group is led by an experienced and passionate Board and Executive Team. Our significant experience allows us to set the necessary strategies for growth and innovation within the OSHC sector so that we continue to build Australia’s leading national quality provider and our vision of creating stronger communities and brighter futures.

The Board

Marcus DarvilleDirector

Marcus joined Quadrant Private Equity in March 2006. Marcus has over 20 years private equity experience starting in the UK...

MA(Hons), MBA

Marcus DarvilleDirector

MA(Hons), MBA

Marcus joined Quadrant Private Equity in March 2006. Marcus has over 20 years private equity experience starting in the UK with NatWest Ventures (now Bridgepoint). He joined AMP in 1994 as Joint Head of Private Equity where he completed several major buyouts including Tasman Building Products. Marcus is a member of the Quadrant Investment Committee and is a Director of Quadrant investees A-Mart/Barbeques Galore, Experience Australia, Fitzpatricks Wealth, QSCAN and Home Care Holdings.

Simon PitherDirector

Simon joined Quadrant Private Equity in May 2008 from Melbourne-based mid-market private equity fund, Advent Private Capital. Simon spent over...

BA(Hons), MBA

Simon PitherDirector

BA(Hons), MBA

Simon joined Quadrant Private Equity in May 2008 from Melbourne-based mid-market private equity fund, Advent Private Capital. Simon spent over 3 years with Advent and prior to this worked for Credit Agricole Indosuez Private Equity in London, investing in mid-market private equity and mezzanine opportunities. Simon began his career with Barclays Capital in fixed income research and trading, latterly working in the European High Yield Group. Simon is a Director of Quadrant investee company QSCAN and Experience Australia.

Brad LynchDirector

Brad is a Partner at Advent Private Capital having previously held senior positions at The Riverside company, ANZ banking group...

B. Comm, Grad. Dip. Applied Finance (FINSIA)

Brad LynchDirector

B. Comm, Grad. Dip. Applied Finance (FINSIA)

Brad is a Partner at Advent Private Capital having previously held senior positions at The Riverside company, ANZ banking group and Ernst & Young. He has over 10 years principal investing experience across the Asia Pacific region with sector expertise in software, healthcare, education training, specialised manufacturing and services. Brad is currently a director of SILK laser, Wellness and Lifestyles and Trivantage.

Sinead RyanCEO

Sinead has over 20 years’ experience in leading large transformational programs, specialising in mergers and acquisitions. Sinead has held several...

BA (Hon), MSISS (Mathematics and Statistics)

Sinead RyanCEO

BA (Hon), MSISS (Mathematics and Statistics)

Sinead has over 20 years’ experience in leading large transformational programs, specialising in mergers and acquisitions. Sinead has held several General Manager and COO roles and has led significant global transformation programs with Ernst & Young and Deloitte.

Sinead has in-depth experience in the Retail, Energy and Private Equity sectors.

Chris TwibleCFO

Chris has 11 years’ experience in professional services, mining and child care, 6 of those years with PwC working with...

B.Bus (Acc), CA., M.Fin (Corp Finance), GAICD

Chris TwibleCFO

B.Bus (Acc), CA., M.Fin (Corp Finance), GAICD

Chris has 11 years’ experience in professional services, mining and child care, 6 of those years with PwC working with large private companies and in-bound MNCs.

Chris has extensive experience in M&A, debt and equity and secretarial functions in buying, selling and merger OSHC transactions.

Executive Team

Kez TacarGM – People and Performance

Kez has 20 years’ experience across private and government sectors, including experience with PwC and Deloitte working with large MNCs....

MMgt, Dip HRM, CAHRI, Prosci Change Management

Kez TacarGM – People and Performance

MMgt, Dip HRM, CAHRI, Prosci Change Management

Kez has 20 years’ experience across private and government sectors, including experience with PwC and Deloitte working with large MNCs. She has extensive experience leading complex operational functions and integrations and has held roles including Chief Human Resources Officer, Board member and executive adviser/ coach.

Simon PriceGM – IT

Simon has 20 years’ experience across utilities, banking and child care in General Manager IT, CIO & Program Director roles....

BSc. (Hons) Computer Science

Simon PriceGM – IT

BSc. (Hons) Computer Science

Simon has 20 years’ experience across utilities, banking and child care in General Manager IT, CIO & Program Director roles.

He has extensive experience in IT Strategy, M&A (Integrations), Core Systems Upgrade & Replacement, and Technology Transformations.

Sam WallaceGM - Business Development

Sam has 20 years’ experience in General Management, Marketing, Sales and Consulting (Organisational Development) across government and private sectors, largely...

BSc. Medical

Sam WallaceGM - Business Development

BSc. Medical

Sam has 20 years’ experience in General Management, Marketing, Sales and Consulting (Organisational Development) across government and private sectors, largely within the healthcare sector.

She has significant experience leading large teams through transformational change as well as engaging multifunctional teams to deliver results.