Global Shipment-Global Presidency/Initiative Body


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Peter (Pece) Gorgievski - C.E.O & Director-General
Chief Executive Coordinator - GENERAL

Peter is a humankind enthusiast devoted to humanitarian progress. He is a global citizen. Peter's greatest passion and focus is creating a culture of peace throughout the world. He is co-founder of GDF, Global Shipment and Unity in Diversity.
Brief History:
2007-Current: Global Dialogue Foundation

2011-14: CL Network Vic Inc. / Whittlesea Community Leadership Network (WCLN) - Founding Vice Chairperson & Secretary. WCLN is a not-for-profit community association working under auspices of the City of Whittlesea, Victoria. It provides leadership training and capacity building via access to resources for community-based organisations and cultural and ethnic groups. WCLN facilitates intercultural dialogue and integration with mainstream society.
2001-07: Managing Director, DGX-Asia Pacific.  Jointly establishing and developing new companies in several countries.
1999-01: Vice President, Direct Container Line/NACA Logistics-FE Asia, stationed in Hong Kong and Singapore.
1992-99: Direct Container Line-Melbourne, held various positions including State Manager.


Paula Scher - Director, Business-Corporate
Paula Scher is a Human Resources executive, with over 10 years of commercial experience developing and implementing human resource strategy.  Her industry experience spans professional services, consulting, outsourcing, retail and local government.  Qualified with a Masters in Business Administration, Paula has lived and worked in over 8 countries.  Currently the Executive Manager ? People and Culture in the financial services sector in Australia, Paula has a passion for developing inclusion, tolerance and diversity in organizations.  Her recent career achievements have included leading the greenfields functional delivery into the ASEAN and China markets.  Her earlier career included public relations, media buying, advertising and IT which provided interesting opportunities such as the reintroduction of IBM to South Africa, the launch of a 5-star game lodge, as well as preparations and troubleshooting for Y2K for the worlds? largest interactive games company in London.
A Fellow with AHRI and member of the Golden Key Society, Paula can be found fund-raising for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, volunteering for Lort Smith Animal Hospital, lecturing in HR,  or travelling to new and exciting places in her spare time.  She currently resides in Melbourne, Australia with her husband Craig, and adopted cat, Chow.



United States of America

Mr. Effenus Henderson
President and CEO - HenderWorks, Inc.

Previously, Chief Diversity Officer for Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, Washington where he advised the CEO and senior management team on diversity, inclusion and affirmative action related matters. He is an internationally recognized diversity thought leader and has been invited by numerous companies and organizations to share his expertise.  
He has addressed members of the General Assembly of the United Nations on intercultural and interreligious diversity, and also addressed a high level panel of the Alliance of Civilizations in Madrid, Spain in 2008, Istanbul Turkey in 2009 and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil earlier this year.


Name: Iliana Schmatelka, MBA
Organization: INTLI, International Leadership Institute

2012 - Present: Founder & Managing Director
Strategic consulting, Business Coaching, Interim and change management, Training and workshops
Education: Master of economics University of Economics, Sofia,
Master Diploma, 1. US MBA Diploma (AACSB accredited) 2. EMBA Diploma
Carlson School of Management ? University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Executive Academy - Austrian University of Economics, Vienna
October 201 - ongoing: Senior Adviser - Mattig Management Partners, Vienna, Austria www.mattig-management.at
August 2011 - ongoing: Freelance senior finance consultant: M27 Finance GmbH, Vienna www.m27.eu
2009 - 2011: General Manager Immorent Slovakia and the Slovakian subsidiaries of S IMMO AG and Immorent AG (more than 20 companies)


Andrew Cass - Treasurer-General

Since graduating in 1983 with a degree in Accounting, Andrew's professional life has encompassed the provision of financial advice to individuals and businesses of varying size.

In 1994, Andrew established the accounting practice Cambel Cass (Melbourne), to continue and expand his involvement in the finance industry through the provision of a quality and timely advice.

In more recent years Andrew has endeavored to increase his involvement in local community based organizations that require the assistance of professionals without the associated cost.