MTA NSW Management
The MTA NSW Management Team is responsible for the management and operational functions of the Association to ensure that the vision, mission and objectives, including automotive industry and member representation, is addressed.
|| Stavros Yallouridis
Chief Executive Officer
Stavros has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Traders’ Association of New South Wales since September 2016.
Stavros’ career in the automotive and manufacturing industries spans more than 30 years during which he has held senior executive roles with leading Automotive Groups and National Sales Distribution Organisations.
Prior to joining MTA NSW, Stavros served as the Head of Iveco Truck Australia, manufacturing, and distribution and was the President and Managing Director for the BMW Group both in Australia and Greece for 9 years. Prior to that position he was a senior executive for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Europe for 13 years.
Stavros’ expertise and experience extends to mergers and acquisitions, start-up of national sales organisations, international business, operations, sales, large project management and IT. He has successfully led sales organisations, improving profitability and operational performance, delivering efficiencies, and increasing margins.
Stavros has had continuous success meeting business and operational goals. He has been associated with boards of management and key stakeholders within companies’ organisations and has worked jointly with business partners, stakeholders, journalists, and decision makers within his social and political environment. He also currently holds the positions of Chairman of the Automotive Training Board of NSW and CEO of Motor Trades Care.
In addition to overseeing the financial and audit functions, Alex is responsible for the Human Resources, Treasury, and Information Technology functions of the Association.
Chief Financial Officer
is an accomplished executive who brings over 20 years of commercial and
financial experience spanning industrial, services and retail sectors across ASX
listed and Multinational companies. Since commencing his career as a Chartered
Accountant, Alex has held several senior financial positions and demonstrated a
clear understanding of the automotive and industrial sector, particularly
through his experience as Financial Controller, Retail at Ampol Limited and as
Finance Director at KONE Elevators Australia and New Zealand.
is passionate in building strategies and delivering at an operational level. He builds
strong commercial relationships and develops systems to deliver insights across
the organisation. This was demonstrated in his most recent role within the
retail sector as Chief Financial Officer at Glue Stores and Trend Imports,
prior to joining the MTA NSW leadership team in October 2021.
Head of Employment Relations
Prior to joining the MTA NSW leadership team in December 2019 as General Counsel, Stephen had over 30 years of legal and governance experience in private practice. In his career, Stephen has provided commercial and litigious advice to businesses across a range of industries from professional services to construction, insurance, manufacturing, transport, and retail.
He had a particular focus in the area of Intellectual Property and provided advice to many start-up businesses through the collaboration with Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad initiative.
Stephen held the position of Managing Partner of a mid-tier legal practice for 5 years during which time he successfully implemented a change in strategy and growth for the practice. Stephen has held several Board positions across the Construction and Not-For-Profit sectors and graduated from the AICD in 2007.
Stephen brings to MTA NSW the governance expertise required to guide the operations of the Association, along with being responsible for the Employment Relations and Divisional Manager support functions of MTA NSW.
Manager - RTO
Ian has over 24 years’ experience as a senior
executive in the automotive industry in Australia and overseas. Early in his
career, Ian was the Training Manager for Land Rover Australia after having
relocated from the UK where he was Technical Trainer for Jaguar Land Rover UK. Ian held the position of General Manager at
EMTEC, and as a Lecturer at Bradford and Ilkley College, both located in the UK.
Prior to joining the MTA NSW leadership
team in January 2022, Ian was instrumental in the growth of Vantage Automotive
Pty Ltd as a Registered Training Organisation. As Chief Executive Officer, Ian grew
his business to 70+ staff and achieved the best ‘Small Training Provider’ of the
year in the 2018 NSW State Training Awards.
Ian is responsible for managing the Registered Training Organisation and a team of over 40 Trainers to provide the necessary support to Apprentices / Trainees for employment in the motor industry, with the focus being on addressing the skills shortage. Ian sits on the Automotive Training Board of NSW.
Prior to Jason joining the MTA NSW leadership team in June 2022, he was employed by Volkswagen Group Australia as Group Product and Program Manager.
Manager – Membership and Sales
With a career spanning
over 20 years of commercial experience, Jason has an extensive background
within Sales, Business Development, and Leadership functions. He has worked
with both local and international automotive brands including Volkswagen,
Inchcape Australia, Audi, Peugeot, and Citroen to name a few.
from an automotive family, the motor industry has been ever present throughout
Jason’s life. He commenced his career in the OEM Dealership arena and has built
a career specialising in the Aftersales segment of the OEM business. Therefore,
understanding the needs and behaviours of motor trade businesses has always
been pivotal in achieving his goal.
Jason leads the Area Managers Team which services Members across NSW and ACT and focuses on corporate membership accounts. He is supporting the development of a strong, professional team that aims to add value with every interaction to grow Members businesses.
General Manager – Marketing
With more than 10 years in marketing leadership and
experiences spanning marketing, IT, finance, and office management, Matt has
spent most of his career in the Not-For-Profit and associations sector. He is a
collaborative and determined marketing professional with a reputation for
building and inspiring teams to achieve their goals and love what they do.
He started his career in sports and venue marketing with Wests Ashfield Leagues and prior to joining the MTA NSW leadership team in April 2022, spent over a decade with the Australian Dental Association in various roles including General Manager, Marketing and General Manager, Corporate Services.
Matt serves on the Australian Dental Research Foundation’s Marketing and Fundraising Committee and volunteers some of his time supporting small business and community groups.
His experience forms the basis of the programs that
MTC activates throughout the industry group and will dramatically change the
safety performance of any organisation or group which uses the services of MTC.
General Manager - Operations
Motor Trades Care
Trevor heads up the Motor Trades Care (MTC) team
and has over 20 years of experience in WHS and Return-To-Work (RTW) in a number
of industries including the motor trades. Prior to joining the MTA NSW
leadership team in March 2022, as part of the acquisition of MTC by MTA NSW, he
has been the General Manager at MTC since early 2019.
Prior to that role, he was the National Safety and
Wellbeing Manager for Kmart Tyre & Auto Service and the General Manager
Group Safety, Wellbeing & Environment at the NRMA.
Trevor has a proven track record in delivering results which have positively improved the safety culture of employers he has worked with by implementing WHS and RTW programs.