Our Board of Directors has experience in both business operations and the process of recovery.
Most of us have been through addiction and have recovered. Some of us have several decades of recovery.
The Sydney Retreat is an entirely not-for-profit organisation. None of our directors are paid any fee or other remuneration.
It is a registered public benevolent institution and has deductible gift recipient status and tax concession status endorsed on 21 May 2015.
The Sydney Retreat’s registered business name is Steps Retreats (Australia) Limited. ABN 51 604 038 422.
Our Board Members
John is the founder and former MD of Vizibill Telecommunications Consultancy.
Dr Stephen Jurd,
Stephen is an addiction medicine specialist psychiatrist and Professor at the University of Sydney.
Diane is a Psychotherapist and Counsellor specialising in addiction and mood disorders.
Steve is the founder and former managing director of Recognition Public Relations specialising in IT.
Darren is a Sydney based Corporate Sales Director who has worked with clients within the financial services, real estate & government sectors.
Matt is the Executive Chairman of Murdoch Media, blueshyft and Australian Rain Technologies.
Clare has had a career in public relations, advertising, media and publishing.
Alan is a retired investment banker formerly Managing Director at ABN Amro Asia.