Meet The Board
Ivan GustavinoNon-Executive Chair
Ivan Gustavino joined Kinatico (formerly CVCheck) as non-executive director and chair in August 2018. Ivan has over 25 years of history in technology companies, including vast experience in leading, advising and investing in high growth technology businesses.
Ivan brings extensive experience in deal making and advising technology investors and businesses at board level on a range of matters including business strategy, growth and M&A transactions. He is a recognised leader in software technology entrepreneurship in Australia and a highly regarded authority in business strategy, corporate transactions and in the marketing of emerging technologies.
Ivan has a Bachelor of Business (Information Processing) from Curtin University of Technology.
George Cameron-DowNon-Executive Director
George Cameron-Dow’s career spans a wide range of companies in both the public and private sectors, including pharmaceutical, biosciences, health care, industrials, funds management and financial services. He has experience in both emerging growth companies, and listed company environments, including large corporations.
George has completed a Master of Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and the Stanford Executive Program.
Oliver StewartNon-Executive Director
Oliver Stewart joined CVCheck as a director in 2020. Oliver’s core competencies include strategic planning to maximise customer lifetime value across multiple product sets, marketing and sales channels.
Oliver is currently a Director and Customer Marketing Specialist with Tortoise & Hare CX Agency. He has also held senior roles at Foxtel, Qantas Frequent Flyer, Lavender and M&C Saatchi.
Oliver holds a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing) and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Journalism).
Jon BirmanNon-Executive Director
Jon Birman has a wealth of experience including previously having been the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of UGL Resources Pty Ltd. As CEO of UGL Resources, he helped grow the business from inception to $1 billion in revenues. Jon’s experience and entrepreneurship brings depth and complimentary skills to Kinatico’s current board members.
Jon has a Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Industrial Relations) from the University of Western Australia.
Georg ChmielNon-Executive Director
Mr Chmiel brings three decades of experience in rapidly growing, disruptive online businesses and holds a unique combination of experience skills in technology businesses, international enterprises, and boards of ASX-listed companies. Mr Chmiel brings three decades of experience in rapidly growing, disruptive online businesses. Throughout his career, hHe has been instrumental in significantly growing shareholder value. Mr Chmiel is currently co-founder and chair of Juwai-IQI, Asia’s leading PropTech group, and Chair of Spacetalk (ASX:SPA), a global technology provider of secure communication solutions for families. He is also a non-executive director of ASX-listed FinTech companies Butn and Centrepoint Alliance.
Mr Chmiel is also a Senior Advisor to BrioHR, ASEAN’s leading HRTech platform, and a member of the advisory board to MadeComfy, a tech company in the Australian short-term rental market.
Michael IvanchenkoChief Executive Officer
Michael Ivanchenko is an internationally experienced and visionary CEO. His record of profitable growth across large operations, start-ups, and both private and publicly traded companies is accompanied by a demonstrated track record that encompasses leadership, digital transformation, product management, technology, business strategy and development, and sales.
Michael is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders, manage large negotiations, and implement transformation and change.
Craig SharpCompany Secretary
Craig Sharp was appointed as Company Secretary in June 2021 and also serves as General Counsel of the Kinatico group. Craig is an admitted legal practitioner with more than 30 years post-admission experience.
He holds a Masters of Law and Bachelor of Jurisprudence degrees from the University of Western Australia.