Managing A2B’s operations with acumen, our executives have continually proven to be highly adept at executing A2B’s strategic objectives. With a rich array of experience within both A2B and the wider world of domestic and international business, A2B’s executives are perfectly equipped to shape our future success.
Chief Financial OfficerTon van Hoof Chief Financial Officer
Ton van Hoof was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in May 2018. Ton joined A2B in October 2015 and was Group Financial Controller from April 2017 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. Ton has held a number of finance roles in both listed and privately owned organisations within the personal transport, aviation, and market research sectors. His previous roles include Senior Controller at Martinair Holland N.V. and more recently Group Financial Controller Asia Pacific and Africa at IRi. Ton has a strong track record in leading finance transformation and integration initiatives across various regions, as well as experience in technical finance, treasury, strategy, and M&A transactions. Ton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fontys University Eindhoven, a Master of International Business from Macquarie University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
Executive ChairmanMark Bayliss Executive Chairman
Mark was appointed as Executive Chairman of the Company on 7 March 2022. Mark was most recently Executive Chairman and then CEO of ASX listed business technology group, CSG Ltd. His previous executive roles include being CEO of Grays eCommerce Group Limited, and CEO of Quick Service Restaurants Holdings, a national fast food chain of 630 restaurants. Mark has spent four years as a Partner at Anchorage Capital, a private equity fund specialising in the turnaround of underperforming businesses. Mark has also performed roles as Executive Chairman of Burger King (NZ), and as Chief Financial Officer of Australian Discount Retail and Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax Media Limited.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Group General Counsel and Company SecretaryHoward Edelman Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Howard Edelman joined A2B in January 2023 and brings almost 30 years of corporate and commercial experience across various industries, including technology, financial services, manufacturing, infrastructure and retail.
Howard joins A2B having previously worked as General Counsel and Company Secretary at Real Pet Food Company, CSG Limited, AUB Group Limited, CIMB Australia and iSoft Group Limited. He has held senior roles with AustralianSuper and Super Retail Group and worked for the law firms Skadden Arps and Allens, specialising in corporate law.
Howard is admitted to practice law in NSW and New York, USA and has a Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College.
Howard sits on the National Executive Committee for the Australia Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and is Vice President of ACC NSW.
Chief Technology OfficerDeon Ludick Chief Technology Officer
Deon Ludick commenced as Chief Technology Officer in July 2016. Deon joined A2B from Macquarie Group Ltd where he held the position of Director Digital Delivery since 2015. Deon has held several senior technology related roles, including Program Director at Woolworths, responsible for rolling out transformational technology to 200,000 employees and Head of Mobile at Westpac Banking Corporation. Deon holds a diploma from the Computer Users Council in South Africa.
Chief Human Resources OfficerTanya Steigerwalt Chief Human Resources Officer
Tanya was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2021 and is accountable for all aspects of human resource management, including culture and leadership, performance and reward, talent management and development. A highly experienced HR professional, Tanya has held senior HR leadership roles for several listed companies across numerous industries, including Toll Holdings, Westpac Group and Singtel Optus.
Most recently, Tanya was the General Manager HR Services & Employee Relations for global metals, energy and mining business GFG Alliance. Tanya has a Masters in Human Resource Management from Charles Sturt University.
Chief Operating OfficerOlivia Barry Chief Operating Officer
Olivia was appointed Chief Operating Officer 13cabs in May 2022 and is accountable for all 13cabs driver and operator related activity, communications, processes, training, offers, marketing, recruitment and retention. From November 2022 Olivia is also accountable for A2B Corporate Transport including Cabcharge, Specialised Mobility (including TSS), and 13cabs Corporate businesses. Olivia has been with13cabs since 2019 and has previously held Director roles across a variety of companies including The Big Group, United Recruitment and the Spotless Group. Olivia has a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) focused in Human Resources Development from RMIT University.
Chief Operating OfficerGary Becus Chief Operating Officer
Gary was appointed Chief Operating Officer Mobility Platform and Payments in 2022. Previously, Gary led the B2B and Payment Services division after joining A2B in April 2021. Gary is responsible for taking our mobility platform and payments products and services to market. This encompasses strategy, sales, marketing, and customer service for MTI and our taxi payment processing solutions MTI, FAREWAY plus, Spotto, Giraffe, and Card Not Present payments. Gary previously held a variety of Vice President and Director roles at MasterCard for over 12 years and Carlson Marketing. Gary has a Bachelor in Marketing from the University of Western Sydney.