Michael Gerondis has many years of venue experiences as the former General Manager of the Sydney entertainment Centre and an advisor to Michael Jacobsen on the Capitol Theatre, Sydney and the Vector Arena Auckland.
Formerly the Commander of the New South Wales Commercial Crime Unit, Michael is now CEO of Fraud Risk Management which consults to world-leading companies globally, advising them on probity, risk and implementing and managing Codes of Conduct.
Lawyer and international commercial strategist
Robert Kaufman is an Australian entertainment and commercial lawyer with 45 years practicing experience in Australia and New Zealand and by proxy in the UK.
Robert has handled complex property, entertainment and venue legal contracts for the Jacobsen Family and other high profile entertainment companies.
He has acted on transactions involving the Sydney Entertainment Centre, The Capital Theatre Sydney, Singapore Sports Hub and the Brisbane and Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centres.
He also acted in legal matters relating to the Jacobsen's development and operation of Auckland Entertainment Centre. Robert has also acted for the Dirty Dancing UK and global entities as well as concerts and transactions involving Pink, Sir Elton John and Barbra Streisand. He is considered one of the foremost commercial/legal experts on venue development in the world.