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Key Management Personnel

Team Background

Mr Darren Stanley
Chief Executive Officer

Darren Stanley is the Chief Executive Officer of the Citadel Group and joined in September 2015. Prior to joining Citadel Darren was MD Consulting at SMS Management and Technology Limited where he also fulfilled a number of leadership and delivery roles including Regional Director QLD, Regional Director NSW and Chairman of the Offshore Development Centre.

Darren has previously held a number of senior leadership roles GMAC, Suncorp and Defence and he has significant international experience, including starting businesses in the UK. Darren is a Duntroon Graduate and was previously an Officer in the Royal Australian Engineer Corps. Darren has a background in project and program management with a particular strength in large scale complex programs and integration/merger of companies. Darren has a particular interest in growing Australian technology companies to be internationally recognised.

Darren has a Bachelor of Science (Honours), an MBA (Technology), Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management and is an alumni member of Harvard University.

Dr Miles Jakeman
Executive Director and Deputy Chairman

Miles is the co-founder of Citadel and, for over 30 years, he has advised senior business leaders and government officials, including representing countries in ministerial and presidential level forums.

His key skills cover business strategy, program management, security risk management and staff development. Miles has significant overseas working experience with multinational companies in sales, marketing and business development capacities with full profit and loss responsibilities.

Miles has a Bachelor of Science (Hons), a Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies, a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Asian Studies and a PhD in Business Leadership. He has also completed the AICD Advanced Diploma Mastering the Boardroom and the AICD Diploma of International Company Directors, plus holds an Advanced Diploma Project Management.

Miles is a visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the ACT's Capital Angels. He is also a member of the not-for-profit Kokoda Foundation, and Midnight Basketball Australia.

Ms Jenny Martin
Chief Financial Officer

Jenny is an experienced senior executive with a diverse career focused on working in dynamic, demanding, and complex organisations.

Jenny is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience working in finance, particularly in senior finance roles in listed public company environments.

Jenny commenced with Citadel in August 2018, bringing significant experience in financial management of technology and professional services organisations, with a focus on performance improvement, treasury management, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.