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Coogee Chamber of Commerce

Coogee Chamber of Commerce, is an alliance partner of Business NSW. This means the entity is run to a high level of governance and best practice. It is an association with a model constitution, led by an elected executive committee.

Business Coogee represents the best interests of business in the locality of Coogee, New South Wales. Because Coogee means business!

MISSION

What a glorious location in which to do business! The mission of Business Coogee is to support all types of businesses and business people in Coogee and surrounds, to THRIVE by providing connection, learning and support.

CONSTITUTION

Business Coogee is a not-for-profit association governed by the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 No 7. The organisation has a model constitution that is available for download by clicking HERE

BUILDING THE FUTURE

The way we do business has been changed forever thanks to a swift move to decentralise many workplaces. Never before has Coogee and surrounding suburbs been home to so much industry! Furthermore, hundreds of sole traders call Coogee home and more than sixty retailers line the streets. Pubs and restaurants, hotels and clubs all make Coogee the place to do business.

Meet your executive committee

The Coogee Chamber, is led by an elected executive committee of local business people who voluntarily give their time and talent to support all types of local businesses and business people in Coogee and surrounds TO THRIVE.

Mala Webber

Mala Webber

President

Mala is a Web Developer & Digital Marketing specialist who has spent the past 15 years helping small businesses grow their online presence. She is the founder of The Site Coach, a boutique web agency. She’s a Canadian (now Aussie) from the Caribbean and a mum of two.

Vandana Reddy

Vandana Reddy

Vice President

V runs a change and human resources business helping CEOs to solve problems with a people centred approach. She has led teams and projects in corporate and consulting roles across Australia, Asia and the UAE and has called Coogee home for the last 10 years. She’s fast and fit and cooks a mean curry.

Lucy Bloom

Lucy Bloom

Secretary

Lucy is an international keynote speaker, author, CEO coach and governance consultant with a background in advertising and international aid. She lives by the beach and prefers Summer to Winter, coffee to tea and dogs to cats.

Arlys Olson

Arlys Olson

Treasurer

Arlys is a bookkeeper and registered BAS agent dedicated to helping small business keep their finances on track. She hails from the United States, speaks fluent English and Xero, lives in Clovelly and likes a good savvy B.

Valent Lau

Valent Lau

Executive Member

Valent is The Coogee Photographer specialising in people. He’s all about capturing real connections and emotions. Whether he’s at his studio or Coogee Beach, he’ll help you tell your story, revealing your true self in family portraits, business branding, and dating profiles.

Shah Patwary

Shah Patwary

Executive Member

Shah Patwary is the owner of The Clove on Beach Road, an Indian restaurant and Coogee institution for many years. Shah arguably makes the best Butter Chicken outside mainland India.