Eddy is the owner and Managing Director of the highly successful and award winning Edmen Group of Companies. Edmen commenced operations in the Illawarra region in 1990 and since then Eddy has built a strong, sustainable, innovative, dynamic and high quality National business - still based in the Illawarra - as a major employer and key service supplier with over 1,500 staff employed to the Disability and Community Staffing Support Sector throughout Australia including regional centres. The Company’s diverse businesses also provides staffing, managed workforce solutions and roster management services and operates in the Manufacturing, Construction, Transport, Engineering, Environmental and Infra-Structure Industries amongst other Industry sectors.
Over the last 26 years, Eddy has also built a strong young Management Team of highly qualified, energetic, honest and focused professionals with strong and consistent ethical behaviour backed by strong financial management principles, genuine community participation and engagement, innovative staff development and mentoring, business innovation and decisive open dynamic leadership.
Notwithstanding that the Edmen Group of Companies has received numerous business chamber awards and Eddy twice being awarded Business Chamber Person of the Year for the Region, the Company is a proven and successful long term and major key operator in the Disability Staffing Support Sector throughout Australia, successfully supporting numerous Not-For-Profit Organisations from the very largest in Australia to the small local Disability & Age Care Service Provider with all of their emergency, on-call and roster management staffing services and workforce management solutions; 24hrs a day, 7-days a week, 365-days a year.
In addition to supporting many charities and disability organisations across Australia over the last 26-years, Eddy has served and has helped many other organisations as a Director on Boards, including the local Business Chamber, the Local Area Consultative Committee and was part of a group of local business people that saved a long standing registered Clubs NSW Licence Holder from bankruptcy.
Eddy is still on the Board of other organisations, including a Queensland based Not-For-Profit Organisation and is the founding Chairman of Football South Coast having successfully led the Unification of the Illawarra’s Football – Soccer- Community after many years of fragmentation.