Board Members

Mark Thomas  
RLLA Board Member, CEO RLA 

Mark is a resourceful Senior Executive, highly experienced in defining future business development trends and implementing successful strategies. He was instrumental in the formation of the Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI), serving as a Committee Member and holding the position of President from 2009 to 2011. 

Mark specialises in sustainability and product stewardship, with a strong track record in research, policy, stakeholder engagement, and corporate management. He is dedicated to providing tailored solutions that deliver ongoing improvements and enduring change for all stakeholders.

Mark is widely recognised as a gifted administrator, a professional industry association governor, and an experienced leader. He is CEO of Responsible Leasing Australia Ltd.

Mark can be contacted at

Luke Mayman
RLLA Board Member

Luke is one of the Consumer Leasing Industry’s most respected professionals. He held various management positions in telecommunications and utilities prior to starting his career in the sector, which broadened his knowledge and experience of regulatory and compliance issues.

After making his start with consumer leasing company Make It Mine in 2013 as Head of Customer Service, Luke was appointed General Manager in 2017. He is currently Head of Risk and Sustainability at Essential Appliance Rentals.

Luke can be contacted at

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Chris Ware
RLLA Board Member

Chris is respected in diverse sectors for his clear thinking as a resourceful executive with proven skills in data interpretation and problem solving.

His broad professional experience includes management of Risk & Sustainability, Systems Development, Community outreach programs, Professional counselling and mentoring vulnerable young adults.

His wide-ranging skills, experience and approach have made him a sought-after manager who cuts through issues to deliver on business objectives.

Chris can be contacted at

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Jill Johnson
RLLA Board Member

Jill is a widely respected expert in public relations, marketing and communications. She has worked across a broad section of industry groups, including finance, sporting goods, telecommunications, luxury auto and construction. Jill has also applied her comprehensive knowledge of business to conceive a number of successful industry publications in the luxury auto, building and construction industries.

Jill is renowned for her strong commitment to being results-driven, as well as for working to clearly defined goals and strategies. She is Director of Stakeholder Relations at Aspire42.

Jill can be contacted at

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