Meet the Board

Phil Franks
Phil FranksChairman
Phil Franks is a Sydney based entrepreneur who has an extensive background in both sport and business.

As a sportsman, he played Rugby League at a professional level for the Balmain, Penrith, North Sydney and Western Suburbs clubs in the late 1960′s and early 1970′s.

He was also instrumental in Manly Sea Eagles being granted a license to play in the NRL after their failed Northern Eagles joint venture.

Mark Ella
Mark EllaDirector
Mark Ella is a former Australian rugby union captain often considered as one of this country’s all time sporting greats.

Between 1980 and 1984 he represented Australia 25 times, captaining the team for the 1982-83 seasons.

In his final test season, the historical Grand Slam Tour of Britain and Ireland, Mark scored a try in each of the four Test matches, a feat that still hasn’t been repeated today.

Amongst the recognition he has received for his outstanding sportsmanship, in 1982 Mark was named Young Australian of the Year and in 1983 made a Member the Order of Australia (AM).

He has also been inducted into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame and the International Rugby Hall of Fame Inaugural XV.

Paul Franks
Paul FranksDirector
Paul Franks is a Licensed Real Estate Agent & Registered Valuer, having 20 years experience selling and valuing properties on Sydney’s Northern Beaches (more than 4,000 homes in recent years).

With offices at Collaroy, Narrabeen & Newport, Paul is part of the dynamic real estate brand Domain Residential. As a Valuer he has previously carried out mortgage valuations on behalf of the country’s biggest lenders, including the CBA, ANZ, NAB & Bankwest.

Paul resides in Mona Vale with his wife Monique and 3 young kids, he can be contacted on 0404 491 240.