Advisory Board

Colin Wilson

Director and founder, Colin Wilson drives Key Business Advisors with determination, passion, and motivation. Assisting in the growth of many organisations over the last 12 years, Colin’s tenacious approach to helping businesses grow more successful and sustainable is the key to KBA’s continued success.

Colin prides himself on helping businesses to get the Recruitment and Induction process right in their business, ensuring they have a good HR system in place for people management for record keeping. Why policies and procedures are important to ongoing performance appraisal process to performance coaching and outcomes to get staff/ teams on board, so everyone is focused on the company’s direction and goals of the business. Colin is all about company Vision, Values and Purpose following a Company Mission that has purpose.

Many business owners struggle with the emotion side of things for when it comes to performance counselling non-performing staff. Colin has helped many business owners, and managers to follow a process which either helps the staff member get back on track or it leads to termination.

Colin still finds the time to donate to such worthy not-for-profit organisations as YouthNow for helping young people development their career, Keeley’s Cause in Chairing an Advisory Board to grow the organisation, and Tee Up for Kids Foundation being a contributing board member helping foster care/ out of home care children have a better life.

Coin Wilson

Paul Cott

Paul Cott graduated from Law at Deakin University in Geelong in Victoria in 2006. He worked at a number of different firms as an employee over the 14 years or so that he has been in practice, and now he is in his own practice in regional Victoria, Ballarat and loving it. His firm name is Law on Lydiard. He is the Principal Lawyer at that practice. The main work he does is employment law, civil litigation of all types, domestic building disputes and building law advice, and Wills, estates and probate He has always prided himself on the fact that his main driver with the work he does is achieving great outcomes for clients, and that has been a constant all the way through his career. Paul is also an adjunct lecturer for the College of Law in Victoria where he assesses and mentors students at the very end of the process for gaining admission to practice law. He is about to be appointed there to an additional position known as a In Practice Component Mentor. He has also launched a podcast by the name of Lydiard Law which gives non lawyers tips and tricks for their most common legal issues and questions. The podcast has been operating since August 2019. He volunteers his time at a local community legal centre, to give back to the community where he lives. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, including his dog Charlie and follows the AFL football where he is a passionate Geelong supporter.

Ewen Fletcher

Appointed to the Board in 2020, Ewen has previously held a number of board positions, including; The Ballarat Foundation, United Way Ballarat, Ballarat Business Centre and the Westvic Academy of Sport. Ewen is actively involved in the community through the Rotary Club of Ballarat – Young Ambition. Ewen has the ability to take a high level strategic view of the opportunities and threats that are faced by Not For Profits and provide advice in relation to these. Ewen has in excess of 15 years Public Practice Accounting experience and is a Director of Sharp Accounting. During this time Ewen has gained the Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification to further add to his Bachelor of Commerce.

Ewen Fletcher

Jason Hulme

Managing Director of BSO Digital. Jason Hulme has over 20 years of experience in digital and is an expert in website programming, server architecture, eCommerce, integration, marketing and online strategy.

Jason Hulme

BSO Digital is a digital agency based in Moonee Ponds Victoria. We have a team of 7 including graphic designers, programmers, a content writer and SEO specialists. BSO Digital has been running for 15 years.