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Our Story

Founded in 2016 by providing an avenue for aspiring talent to learn from industry leaders and the world’s top business minds.

Everything we do is designed to connect individuals and business to the proven strategies and insights of those who have successfully navigated the path before them through lived experience. After engaging with over 200 of the World’s top CEO’s, Entrepreneurs and business leaders we have specifically designed Individual and Business Services to cover the most pressing issues and challenges identified.

Mentor List
Founded 2016

  • Mentor List founded by Dave Lewis and Jack Karikas.
  • Podcast Launch at Melbourne Business School. Top 10 rated Business Podcast Globally on iTunes.

Mentor Panel
Established 2017

  • Established an accomplished panel of mentors backed with proven lived experience.

Appointed 2018

  • Mike Smith appointed Chairman of Mentor List Group.

Melbourne CEO Mastermind
Established 2019

  • This Mastermind is designed to give members the answers to create the biggest impact for themselves, and their organisation, during their time as CEO.

Melbourne CXO Mastermind
Established 2020

  • After the success of the first CEO Mastermind group we developed a group for our members direct reports.

Managing Director Mastermind
Appointed 2020

  • Samantha Green appointed Managing Director of Mastermind.

Sydney CEO Mastermind 2020

  • CEO Mastermind Sydney group established

CEO Advisory Practice
Established 2020

  • Our CEO Strategic Advisory works with you to redefine what’s possible and give shape to the future.

Managing Partner CEO Advisory
Appointed 2020

  • Claire Rogers appointed as new Managing Partner of the Mentor List CEO Advisory Practice. Claire is a highly regarded and experienced CEO and Senior Executive.

Sydney CEO Mastermind
Established 2020

  • With the momentum of the Melbourne Masterminds, a CEO Mastermind Sydney group was established.

Brisbane CEO Mastermind
Established 2021

  • Now expanding into more states, a CEO Mastermind Brisbane group was established.

Mentor List Digital
Established 2021

  • Mentor List announces the appointment of Peter Jackowski and Grant Neal as Directors.

CEO Mentor List Digital
Appointed 2021

  • Technology Industry heavyweight Mike Foster appointed CEO bringing 30+ years experience and leadership on Technology, Software, Data & Analytics.

Mentor List Talent
Established 2021

  • Mentor List announces the appointment of Sharon Daly as Managing Director.


To connect the very best minds, wisdom and insights; we accelerate greatness together.

Charities We Support

Mentor List is proud to support our local communities and the many charities that are dear to the hearts of our members.

We are committed and humbled to be donating 5% of all membership fees to these charities.


Our core values are an active part of everything we do. Each one reminds us to stay true to ourselves while driving amazing outcomes for our clients.

we learn  (from the best)

We Delight (our members)

we grow (and innovate)

we smile (AUTHENTICALLY every day)

Our People

David Lewis

David Lewis

Jack Karikas

Jack Karikas

Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Claire Rogers


Managing Partner

Julia cincotta

Managing Partner

Johanna Sorensen

Member Concierge

Gemma Torpy

Member Concierge
Natalie Smith

Natalie Smith

Events Manager
Duncan Parkinson

Duncan Parkinson

Membership Executive


Sales and Marketing Assistant


Sales Executive

Crystal Eid

Events Manager

anna madel punzalan

Marketing Coordinator
Katrina Galang

katrina galang

Membership Support

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