Back to Home

Directors

Directors

Patrick Grove

Non-independent, non-executive Director and Chairman

Board member and Chairman since June 2012. Mr Grove is a co-founder of iCar Asia. Mr Grove’s experience and expertise include mergers and acquisitions and extraction of investment value in high growth, media, new media and technology environments.

Mr Grove has built a number of significant media and internet businesses across Asia and has taken three businesses from start up to initial public offer. He has been independently recognised with numerous international awards, including as a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum (2001), a New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum (2003), the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore, Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2004) and Business Week’s Best Young Asian Entrepreneurs (2008). Mr Grove is also the Chief Executive Officer of Catcha Media, the major shareholder of iCar Asia, as well as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and major shareholder of Catcha Group, one of South East Asia’s most dynamic new media groups. Mr Grove is also the Deputy Chairman of iProperty, an ASX listed company.

Mr Grove has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Sydney.

Directors

Lucas Elliott

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Board member since April 2012. Mr Elliott is a co-founder of iCar Asia. He has over 13 years of Asian online experience, with a focus on developing fast moving online business models and monetising online media assets. Mr Elliott is also a co-founder of Catcha Group, where he is responsible for all aspects of Catcha Group’s corporate finance activities, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and public listings. Mr Elliott is also a director of iProperty.

Mr Elliott has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Finance from the University of Sydney.

Directors

Cameron McIntyre

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Currently Chief Financial Officer for Carsales.com.au, Mr. Cameron is the former Director Finance of Sensis and has over 16 years experience in finance and administration.

Cameron holds a Degree in Economics from La Trobe University (Melbourne), he is a Certified Practicing Accountant an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s General Management Program.

Directors

Ajay Bhatia

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Ajay is currently the Chief Product & Information Officer of Carsales.com LTD, he joined Carsales 6 years ago. Prior to Carsales, he was a former Product & Technology Director at Fairfax Digital. During his 5 year tenure at Fairfax Digital, Ajay held several technical and commercial leadership positions. He has over 11 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in digital organizations.

Ajay holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from University of Technology, Sydney and a Masters in Management from the same University.

Directors

Mark Britt

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Board member since July 2012. Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of the Mi9 group of companies, which include businesses across Australia and New Zealand such as ninemsn, MSN NZ, Windows Live, Bing, Cudo, and investments in iSelect and RateCity. Mark has significant executive and commercial experience in the online, advertising and consumer technology fields in Australia, Europe and the Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Mi9 as chief executive officer, Mark spent four years with Microsoft, based in Singapore, most recently as General Manager for Consumer and Online. As part of that role, Mark was responsible for expansion strategies into India, China, Japan and Korea.

Mark was also previously the Director of Corporate Strategy and Chief Financial Officer of ninemsn, and has worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, NASDAQ-listed ISP, People PC and Vizzavi in the United Kingdom.

Mark holds a Diploma in Law from LPAB.

Directors

Khalil Ibrahim

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Khalil has extensive experience in the Automotive industry and is currently the Managing Director and controlling shareholder of SISMA Auto (a dealer group representing Jaguar Land Rover in Malaysia). He also is also a Director in Jaguar Land Rover (Malaysia), the sole importer and distributor for Jaguar Land Rover in Malaysia. Prior to that, Khalil worked with the Boston Consulting Group at their Sydney and New York offices.

Khalil holds bachelors degrees in Commerce (Majoring in Finance) and Engineering (Majoring in Mechanical Engineering). He studied at the University of Western Australia and University of California, Berkeley.

Directors

Mark Licciardo

Company Secretary

Mark Licciardo (B Bus (Acc), GradDip CSP, FGIA, GAICD) is the founder and Managing Director of Mertons Corporate Services. He has extensive experience in working with Boards of Directors of high profile ASX listed companies in the areas of corporate governance, accounting & finance and company secretarial practices during a 30 year corporate career in banking and finance, funds management, investment, infrastructure development and in the establishment and management of a consulting business.  A former company secretary of Top 50 ASX listed companies Transurban Group and Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, Mark is also the former Chairman of the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) Victoria division and Melbourne Fringe Festival and a current non-executive director of a number of public and private companies.

Malaysia
Indonesia
Thailand