HMRI Board

Kyle Loades
Mr Kyle Loades
Chair, HMRI Board and Non-Executive Director – HMRI (community)

Kyle is a non-executive Director of Credit Union Australia, Chairman Local Government Super and Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association and a corporate advisor. 

Kyle successfully established, grew and ran Auto Advantage, an independent car broking business that disrupted the motor vehicle retail industry.  After almost 15 years of successful growth, the business was purchased in August 2015 by a listed company and integrated into their larger operations. 

He is a former Chairman of the HMRI Foundation, a former Chairman & non-executive Director of NRMA, a former Director and President of Hunter Business Chamber, a former Board Member of Hunter Tourism and a Life Member, past President of Nobbys Surf Life Saving Club and former director of the Hunter Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Limited.

Other current directorships in public and significant companies and institutions
Director, CUA
Chairman, LG Super
Chairman,  Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association
Director, Convergence 1440 Pty Limited
Professor of Practice, University of Newcastle

Service as a director
Appointed to HMRI Board 20 February 2014
Appointed Chair, HMRI Board, 8 December 2016

Special responsibilities
Chair – Board Development Committee

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Kyle Loades
Chair, HMRI Board and Non-Executive Director – HMRI (community)


Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNEH)
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Kirsten Molloy
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Kirsten Mulley
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Elizabeth Sullivan
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (University of Newcastle)
Institute Director, HMRI
Scott Walkom
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community) | Chair, HMRI Foundation
Professor John Wiggers
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Professor Alex Zelinsky AO
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (University of Newcastle)