Our Hargraves Team includes well recognised and experienced educators, facilitators and practical innovators, each with extensive experience working both in and with Australian companies. Our team is led by Allan Ryan, who is highly regarded as an innovation thought leader and one of the few individuals who brings a balance of rigour and relevance, discipline and creativity to deliver both incremental and step change innovation.

The knowledge and experience of our team spans all areas of innovation, ensuring they are well placed to facilitate Hargraves groups and member forums, whilst the collective wisdom of our team and our Hargraves community allows us to offer a range of solutions to individual members with specific issues.

Our wider Hargraves community includes partners and experts, known for their expertise in specific areas of innovation, with a willingness to share their knowledge with members.

Allan Ryan

Founder and Executive Director
0418 614 243

Allan Ryan is an educator and facilitator who enables organisations, both in Australia and internationally, to deliver real competitive advantage through innovation.

John Maclay

Program Manager
0400 457 182

John Maclay is responsible for the development and delivery of many of our key programs, including Business Innovation, Getting Results Without Authority and Leadership for Innovation.

Lisa Mallyon

Events Manager
02 9114 8602

Lisa is responsible for organising all events, including our annual premier function, the Hargraves Institute Conference.

Leisl Kimber

Member Services & Administration
02 9114 8603

Leisl Kimber is responsible for member communications, social media, administration and accounts, and managing our extensive Hargraves database.

Mark Ryan

Member Advocate, SA
0411 060 632

Mark has been consulting across industry for the last 15 years and has managed budgets of $730 million per year, been a member of the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, and had risen to senior ranks within Air Force.

Sandra Loader

Member Advocate Victoria
0413 452 484

Sandra is professional executive director who is passionate about making a difference as a leader. Her strong engagement drives decisions into action. Sandra gives freely of her time to coach and mentor individuals, small business and communities to effectively support and drive change.