Chief Executive Officer of Theme Parks
Greg was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Theme Parks division in April 2021 and has over 15 years’ experience in the theme parks industry in Australia and overseas.
He has held direct responsibility for the management of theme parks and water parks including all aspects of operations, safety, engineering, entertainment, food and beverage and retail, animal displays and presentations along with ancillary commercial services.
At Village Roadshow, Greg held executive responsibilities for all Village Australian parks including, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild Gold Coast and Sydney, as well as leading the development and opening programme for Topgolf. Greg was also Chief Operating Officer for Village’s international theme park development programme including the operation of existing properties and running opening programmes for new properties.
Greg is currently on the Board of AALARA, which is the peak industry body, and has held this position since 2018. Greg’s qualifications include an MBA from Southern Cross University, a post graduate qualification in Professional Accounting from the University of New England and he has completed the Executive Leadership Programme at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Chris holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and has over 20 years’ experience as a practising lawyer, both in private practice and in-house roles.
José de Sacadura
Group Chief Financial Officer
José was appointed Acting Group Chief Financial Officer on 25 August 2022.
He is an experienced professional with over 20 years’ experience in senior finance management roles encompassing property, funds management and leisure & entertainment. Since joining the Group in 2011, he has led the Group finance team as Group General Manager Finance, having previously held senior finance leadership roles with other listed entities, including Charter Hall Group and Macquarie Bank.
José has extensive public company experience and has been instrumental in facilitating many of Ardent’s corporate transactions over the years.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick (UK) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).