24+ years of professional and executive business experience in the hospitality industry and the accountancy profession. 

Board appointments and Community involvement: 

Founding Chair and Director - Path of Hope Foundation (collaboration between Rotary International & Salvation Army). 2012 - Current. 

Victims of Crime Reference Group (advising the Attorney General of Western Australia on policies) 2017 - Current

Advisory Board Member Salvation Army Western Australia.  2016 - Current

Future Directions International.  Oct 2016 - Current

Treasurer –Non-for-Profit. 2013 – Current

Director - Rotary Club of Perth. 2012 – 2014. 

Secretary – Swedish Women and Education Association (SWEA). 2004 – 2006.



In 2007 John was awarded a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of his service to the Real Estate industry and the community. A Past President of the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (1986-88) and recognized by that body with the Kevin Sullivan Award in 1992.

He was acknowledged with a Life Membership of REIWA in 1993. John is one of Western Australia’s longest practicing licensed auctioneers. John is a past Chairman of the Small Business Development Corporation in Western Australia, a position he held for seven years.

He was Deputy Chairman of Celebrate WA and is a Life Member of the Settlement Association of Western Australia. The Rotary Club of Perth is another commitment, where he is a Past President. John is a mentor patron for the Western Australian Police Force. A Director of Path of Hope, The Rotary-Salvation Army Domestic Abuse collaboration.




Stephen Inouye is Managing Director of Veritas Group (www.veritasgroup.com.au) an innovative solutions company focused on applying knowledge in technology and engineering to design and deliver digital experiences that simplify complex processes for industry.

Stephen in passionate about serving others and the community and is actively involved with a number of not-for-profit organisations including Path of Hope, Rotary, ScoutsWA, SonshineFM, and Blue Sky Pilbara. Through his experience gained in ten years of service in the US Army, combined with over fifteen years working in the corporate and small business sectors, Stephen brings a strategic yet hands-on approach to organisations with which he is involved.



Brendan is a CPA with 25 years experience in the accounting and taxation fields, including 20 years working in public practice.  He is a manager at Pascoe Partners Accountants where he was worked for the past 10 Years.  Brendan is the Treasurer of the Path of Hope Foundation. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Perth.

Brendan feels honoured to be part of a motivated army of people driven to the cause of providing tremendous assistance to those who are the victims of domestic violence in our community.