Mr. Gavshon migrated to Australia from South Africa in 1978 where he was a partner in one of the largest law firms in that country. In Australia, initially he acted as Group General Counsel and Director of Corporate Affairs with worldwide responsibility for a multinational corporation based in Sydney. Mr. Gavshon was a significant shareholder in, and served as an Executive Director of private and listed companies which developed icon brands. He has gained broad business experience in Australasia, USA and Asia and has been involved in a number of successful equity ventures where he has also taken Board and advisory roles. Mr. Gavshon is widely respected for the extensive community service he has given and occupied leading positions in the Australian not-for-profit sector. He holds commerce and law degrees from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.