Leadership | Australian Dental Industry Association


The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is pleased to celebrate the commitment of the individuals who have worked tirelessly to ensure that the Association continues to be the peak business organisation representing suppliers of products and services to dental professionals.

From the outset, the Association has enjoyed leadership that has served the members and the broader dental industry well and we recognise the contribution of these individuals:

ADIA Past National Presidents -

1925-28  John Milne
1928-58  John T Jennings
1958-69  Clarrie Kelly
1969-78  Colin W Cormie OBE
1978-80  Sydney Jensen
1980-83  Donald R Blackie
1983-86  Edward Donovan
1986-89  Ian Hughes
1989-92  Axel Buchner
1992-93  Richard C Chancellor
1993-95  Ian S Anderson
1995-98  Armin A Roth
1998-2001  Ferd Gritter
2001-04  Keith Mentiplay
2004-06  Nigel Davis AM
2006-10  Pamela Clark AO
2010-12  Daryn Bungey
2012-14  Trevor Martin
2014-16  Mike Covey
2016-18  Phillip Jolly
2018- 22 Tanya McRae-Klein
2022-       Ryan Green

Beyond the National Presidents there are another two groups of professionals that ADIA recognises in its ninetieth year. ADIA Life Members have volunteered a considerable part of both their working and personal lives to the development of a strong trade association. Similarly, the Chief Executive Officers have all contributed to ensuring that ADIA is today recognised as the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of quality dental products.

ADIA Chief Executive Officers -

1989-2000  Geoff D Robinson
2001-03  Mark Dowse
2003-09  Duncan B Campbell
2010-18  Troy R Williams
2018 -     Kym A De Britt

The dental industry is most fortunate that many of these individuals are still with us and contributing to not only the ADIA, but also the broader dental industry.

Further Information

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