Mike Lescai was appointed to the Board in 2014 and served as President of the COTA Victoria Board from November 2017 to November 2021. A strategy specialist with particular expertise in business development and risk management, Mike runs his own business consultancy. As Chief Operating Officer for a publicly listed firm between 2001 and 2006, Mike contributed to fivefold growth in the company’s market capitalisation.
Previously, Mike has worked as an accountant. He also has experience as a lecturer and serving on the boards of various joint ventures and start-ups. He is a past Victorian State President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) and was awarded an International JCI Senatorship. He is a director on two not for profit education bodies and an advisor to numerous other boards. Mike holds an MBA (International Management) from RMIT University.