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METEC Driver Training would like to welcome two new board members: Cheryl Fairclough and Shane Riddle. 

Cheryl Fairclough

Cheryl Fairclough 

Cheryl Fairclough has 3 decades of experience in the Non-Profit sector as a writer, speaker, event manager, trainer, volunteer coordinator, policy officer, speech writer and researcher to a CEO.  She also has experience in government liaison, advocacy, community relations, and representing organisations at the level of peak industry bodies.  Cheryl is committed to the growth of community-based organisations with the vision to make positive change in Australia and internationally.  She joins the METEC Board keen to assist a local organisation committed to making our roads and community safer. 


Shane Riddle

Shane joined METEC as a director in March 2018.  He is also serving as the Chief Information Officer of the National Heart Foundation of Australia. Shane brings over 20 years experience in information technology across a diverse mix of industries including finance, manufacturing, hospitality, marketing and NFP.

Shane has been an integral part of leadership groups across many organisations. Responsible for advice and direction on the effective use of technology with a business lens, enabling and fostering a competitive edge, often within a highly contested and ever changing market place. This was evident by Shane being selected in the top 50 CIO’s in Australia in 2017. Being the customer advocate, Shane brings the customers voice to the table which has lead Shane to repeatedly deliver rapid and sustainable improvements and leading innovation projects to help develop new products and services as well as enriching existing ones.

Committed to being the best version of himself, Shane brings a beginner’s mindset to everything undertaken. Capitalising on his wealth of experience in business & technology, building and managing teams, he is a positive influence and mentor to others. A strong believer that we can all create change by starting with the simplest of things. Shane shares his energy to influence, lead and inspire. 

Shane holds a MBA and is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.