The Gawler Cancer Foundation, Board of Directors

Neelesh Metha

An accomplished, dynamic, internationally experienced business executive whose track record of success spans a diverse spectrum of industries. Significant  experience in Finance and Governance. Widely respected in financial markets including as head of a Top 10 Broking house overseas, has built and funded various businesses and with extensive experience in providing services to people who demand and get the very best in asset handling. Worked on the Boards of various Companies – in Australia and abroad, listed and private, as well as NFP ‘s / charitable trusts which provide a range of community services to the elderly and unwell. Brings a rare blend of an incisive commercial acumen, coupled with the compassion, determination and love that is valued in caring for these sections of society.

Why the Gawler Cancer Foundation?
One often sows the thought and if it is pure and meant to be – it manifests itself. Inspired in a forum where Ian Gawler spoke, the thought was sown. Watching very dear ones in their journey and challenges with cancer, cemented my desire to serve and the thought soon manifested itself. Humbled to be a part of the foundation and the opportunity to work with such wonderful people in empowering people to make the choice to outsmart cancer.  Delivering hope, strength and care to so many people whose lives the foundation touches.