Directors Profiles

Phil Hogan

Phil is the Managing Director of Hogan Brothers Pty Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Phil won a Young Achievers Entrepreneurs Award and has been involved with business turnaround operations since the mid 80's when he ran a public company called Koala Corp. He was also described in May 1989 by the prestigious Australian Business Magazine as a successful "Resort Doctor" and has since worked on the turnarounds in a range of industries.

Gary Hogan

Gary is the Managing Director of Jade Buddha Pty Ltd which operates the highly successful Jade Buddha and Shadow Lounge venues. He has over 25 yrs experience in the hospitality industry from the ground up and holds a Commerce Degree from Griffith University, with a double major in management and marketing.

Gary also trains hospitality staff in a simple self defence system called Budo Boxing. He has trained extensively in a range of martial arts including Boxing and is a black belt in Shotokan Karate. He also won a Silver Medal in the Final of the Men’s Open Double Stick Unarmoured Division of the World Philipinno Stick Fighting Titles (Cacoy Doce Pares) in Jakarta, Indonesia in Sept 2007 (Click Here)