Information on Directors

Jeffery James Cheetham O.A.M

Founder of SDI Limited

Chairman of the SDI Limited Board

Samantha Jane Cheetham

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer
Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance), Master of Business Administration

Extensive experience in sales and marketing in Australia and overseas

John Joseph Slaviero

Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Bachelor of Business, Certified Practicing Accounting, Fellow of the Association of Taxation & Management Accountants

John has been the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of SDI Limited for over 15 years and has extensive finance and accounting experience in both the commercial and professional fields. Much of this experience was gained from working in senior finance and accounting roles in large multi-national and medium size manufacturing companies.

Dr Geoffrey Macdonald Knight

Non-Executive Director
Bachelor of Dental Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science (London University), Doctor of Philosophy (Adelaide University)

Geoffrey is an experienced and world recognised Dental scientist as well as a practicing dentist. He has published numerous technical dentistry papers both locally and internationally and has held senior positions with the Australian Dental Association (Victorian Branch), Australian Society of Periodontology (Victorian Branch), Australian Society of Dental Aesthetics, the Society of Occlusal Studies and other professional groups.

Gerald Allan Bullon

Non-Executive Director
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Gerald has managed his own Investor Relations consultancy firm, Insor Pty Ltd, since 1996. He has been involved with several ASX initial public offerings including Australian Hospital Care Limited, Sigma Pharmaceuticals Limited and Nick Scali Limited. He has also held senior executive roles in a number of Public companies.

Cameron Neil Allen

Non-Executive Director
Master of Taxation degree (University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Deakin University), Chartered Tax Adviser and member of The Tax Institute (Australia)

Cameron is currently the Managing Partner of WTS Australia which he established in 2010. WTS Australia is the Australian member firm of international professional services organisation, WTS – Tax Legal Consulting. Prior to WTS Australia, Cameron was a tax partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and BDO, as well as holding a senior role at Ernst & Young. He has over 20 years’ experience in advising large and small corporate organisations on domestic and international taxation and “best practice” processes. In addition to his extensive career, Cameron also sits on the global board of WTS Alliance which coordinates its network activities in over 100 countries.

Gerard Desmond Kennedy

Non-Executive Director
Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Business Law Specialist, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia, Post Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law (Monash University) majoring in International Trade Law and International Banking and Finance Law, Notary Public and a member of the Victorian Lawyers RPA Ltd.

Gerard is a Principal in the Law firm of Macpherson and Kelley Lawyers and has spent many years in advising clients on matters of mergers and acquisitions, contract, licensing, joint ventures, tenders, corporate governance and compliance, Corporation law and international trade.