Our Board

Joseph Rizk

Joseph Rizk OAM is the CEO & Managing Director of Arab Bank Australia for the past 8 years. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director, Joseph held the position of Chief Banking Officer for over five years, overseeing the retail, commercial and trade banking operations as well as its branch network, and being responsible for … More Joseph Rizk

Alfredo Bovier

Alfredo Bovier came to Australia in 1981 from Naples, Italy. During his time in Italy , Alfredo worked as a collaborator in an Italian free to air radio station concentrating on an opera based programme where he was able to travel and interview many popular opera performers such as the great Maria Callas, Franco Corelli, … More Alfredo Bovier

Barry Barakat

Professional Experience Barry has an undergraduate degree in engineering and a master’s degree in business administration.  He has over 35 years of professional experience primarily in the investment banking sector.  After a six year stint in engineering, Barry commenced a career in investment banking and spent 12 years at Macquarie Bank.  As a division director, … More Barry Barakat

John Caputo

John’s professional qualifications include courses at the University of New South Wales in Planning, Law and Practice, a Certificate Course in Real Estate at Sydney Technical College, Advanced Valuation Diploma, Registered Valuer NSW and studied Law at Sydney University. John has been the managing director of First National Caputo Real Estate for the past 40 … More John Caputo

Julia Gao

Experience Julia has 20+ years of international professional experience in management consulting and private wealth management and is currently a Managing Director – Private Investments at Mason Stevens. Julia was a Strategy Consultant with Accenture in Australia and Singapore before moving into International Private Wealth Management in 2002. She managed an international portfolio of high … More Julia Gao

Allan Micallef

Professional Experience Allan spent 21 years with Qantas as an Engineer working mainly with the International Fleet in overseas ports; such as London, Singapore and Los Angeles as the Companies Technical Representative and finished his career as the A330 Fleet Specialist. In 2006, Allan was victim of a restructure which saw 480 Engineers and management, … More Allan Micallef

Fred Scali

Professional experience Fred was educated at De La Salle College Marrickville and went on to study accounting and taxation at the University of Technology where he holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees in both accounting and taxation. He is also a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, The taxation Institute of Australia and CPA … More Fred Scali

Paul Signorelli

Executive Chairman, Paul Signorelli is the driving force behind the Doltone House Venue Collection and Catering group, one of Sydney’s largest and most prestigious collection of function and conference venues Paul has over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry continually working to grow and enhance the family business as a market leader.  Paul is … More Paul Signorelli

Cameron Thompson

Cameron is a Barrister practising from Sir James Martin Chambers in Sydney. He graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in German Studies. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1990 and then practised … More Cameron Thompson