Neil Padley


Neil has been involved in the shared services industry for over 20 years, having been part of the design, development and management of centres at Australia Post, BHP Billiton, Air New Zealand and Transport NSW. He now leads the establishment of Shared Services at Echo Entertainment.

Echo Entertainment Group is a dynamic organisation with four vibrant businesses - hospitality, dining, nightlife and gaming with facilities based in Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Townsville. Echo Shared Services will be providing HR, IT, Finance and other services to over 9000 employees.

Neil has a degree in accounting, completed his CPA program and an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, majoring in HR Strategy and Change Management. He is also a member of the Institute of Company Directors (NZ).

Neil is also President of the Australasian Shared Services Association, who support the growth of the Shared Services professional by being the leading source of knowledge and facilitator of its practical application

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