About Us

The Business Centre acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

At the Business Centre, we work with amazing people to take the courageous step to start up, scale up and exit their business. By providing a foundation for advice, learning, mentoring and accelerating, we work with business owners from all walks of life to achieve their business dreams. This is our DNA and our purpose for operating.

Helping you in Business

The Business Centre

Board

Frank Herb
Frank Herb

Chairperson

Janice Knowles
Janice Knowles Director

Damien Harvey
Damien Harvey

Director

Bob Purser
Bob Purser

Director

Janelle Kirk
Janelle Kirk

Director

Sandra Gilshenan
Sandra Gilshenan Director

Director

Derek Eube
Derek Eube

Director

Warwick Gilbertson
Warwick Gilbertson

Director

Staff

Angela Dowdell
Angela Dowdell

Office Manager

Jessie Wyborn
Jessie Wyborn

NEIS Coordinator

Kristin Hughes
Kristin Hughes

Client Liaison Officer

Jo-anne Christie
Jo-anne Christie

Communication + Events Coordinator

Stephanie Moscovis
Stephanie Moscovis

Communication, Marketing + Digital Engagement Manager

FUNDING

As a not for profit we deliver programs in partnership with Newcastle City Council, NSW Government Department of Industry Business Connect Program and the Australian Government Incubator Support Initiative.

NEIS | Smart and Skilled | Business Connect | Entrepreneur’s Programme

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Book a meeting   Call (02) 4925 7700
Our advisor locations:

Central Coast, Hunter and Mid Coast or we can come to where you are.

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