Who We Are

We are advisors and strategists that are focussed on people, and their ongoing development and growth.

Our approach is simple and transparent; we are all about building trust and focussing on long term success. We work with you, we embed our people with yours and share our skills every step of the way.

Our Story
Our Ethos
Our Team

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.

Founded 2016

  • Podcast Launch at Melbourne Business School
  • Top 10 rated Business Podcast Globally on iTunes

Advisory Board Chairperson appointed 2017

  • Chairperson Jo Mikleus
  • Supported by advisory board members Malcolm Jackman, George Stavrakakis, Cameron Schwab, Tony McGinn

Mentor Marketplace 2018

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

Chairman appointed 2019

  • Mike Smith appointed Chairman CEO Mastermind Melbourne

Melbourne CEO Mastermind 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 CEO Mastermind 2020

  • After the success of the first Mastermind group a second Melbourne group was released

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.

Claire Rogers Appointed Managing Partner CEO Advisory 2020

  • Highly regarded and experienced CEO and Senior Executive Claire Rogers has been appointed as new Managing Partner of the Mentor List CEO Advisory Practice.

Director & Partner CEO Advisory 2021

  • Mentor List announces the appointment of Peter Jackowski as new Partner and Director of the Mentor List CEO Advisory Practice.

CEO Technology 2021

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

Managing Director Talent 2021

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

At The Mentor List, we believe that people learn best from other people; we can inherit their wisdom and knowledge, and in turn, benefit from their experiences. The first step on your way to success is to identify the results you want to achieve and open yourself up to learning from those whose accomplishments inspire you.

We imagine a time when everyone is connected to the people, resources and insights they need in order to realise their full potential. For this reason, 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.

By identifying the achievements of others, you are on track to empowering your own success. At The Mentor List we deliver on this shared belief through our Business and Individual services and we look forward to welcoming you.

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.

Core Values

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 Lived Experiences

We listen, we look at what has successfully worked before and build on that learning.

We Delight our Customers

We deliver what we commit to. Our customers success is the core to our success. We take ownership and get it done.

We Fuel Growth and Innovation

We never stand still, we are open to new challenges, to do things differently and learn from our experiences. This helps us build and shape a better future.

We stay Humble and Curious

Demonstrating generosity, helpfulness and gratitude is central to who we are.

We Celebrate Authenticity

We bring our entire self to work, it's what our clients love about us. We are open and transparent, quirky and fun, and above all, authentic.

We Smile

We love what we do!
David Lewis

David Lewis

MD Individual Services
Jack Karikas


MD Business Services
Mike Smith

Mike Smith


claire rogers

Managing Partner
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