MEET  THE  COMMITTEE

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ANTHONY GRIEVE

Committee Member and President of Academy of Yoga Science Limited and Director of Mangrove Mountain Holdings Limited.
Mr Grieve was appointed a Committee Member of the Academy of Yoga Science Limited in 2015.
He has attended weekly yoga courses since 1986, attending his first courses in the Wollongong area. He attended several weekends at Mangrove in 1990 but also in 2014 and 2015.
He holds Degrees in Civil Engineering, Project Management and Law. He is a member of the Resolution Institute, the Institution of Engineers Australia and the Master Builders Association. He maintains a practice of acting as an engineer/lawyer in building industry matters as an expert and dispute resolver.
He has previously acted as a director of a non-profit organisation, the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia, for several years.

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WYNAND (WYN) JANSSEN - SHIVANANDAN

Committee Member and Secretary of Academy of Yoga Science and Director/Secretary of Mangrove Holdings Limited.
Mr Janssen has been a member of AYS since 2015 and was appointed a Committee Member and Secretary of AYS in that year. He has practiced Yoga since 2012 through the Yoga School run by Atmakiran in Bulli NSW.
He holds Degrees in Commerce and Education as well as an MBA. He is a member of CPA Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Prior to his retirement in 2012 he worked in commercial financial roles for over 40 years, the last 20 as Regional Finance Director for South East Asia and the Middle East for a multinational corporation.
He is currently the Chairman of Warrigal and has been on their Board since 1997. Warrigal is a Not-For-Profit Company, providing support and care services to over 3,400 elderly members of our community through their 9 Residential Care Homes, 9 Retirement Villages, Home Care services and Leisure and Lifestyle activities. He has also been involved with the Rotary Club of Illawarra Sunrise for over 25 years and held leadership positions at both the club and district levels.

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MOIRA GORDON

Committee Member of Academy of Yoga Science
Moira has been a member of AYS since 2015 and was appointed a Committee Member in 2018.  She has practiced Yoga since teenage years in Britain and after arriving in Australia 1991 became a Teacher of Yoga in 1994 and has since continued studies with Masters of Yoga and related disciplines.  She holds a BA Hons Degree in Fashion and Textile Design and returned to University in the 2000’s to study business at Master’s level.  Her business career has been in Corporate Desktop Publishing and now in Government administration in transport infrastructure.  She has maintained her Yoga practice and taught Yoga for many years in the workplace and community.  In 2009 she began a Vedic Mantra meditation practice and completed the Satyananda Yogic Studies and Teacher Training course in 2017.  Her current studies are in Yoga and Ayurveda and the combination of these ancient sciences for self-care. Moira is a creative and critical thinker who balances Business, Yoga and Art to serve the common good.

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