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H.E.L.P. Team: About Us



Here at H.E.L.P. Network, we see the value in everyone. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our H.E.L.P. Network upon: hope, encourage, love and prayer. Learn more about our mission, our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.

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Meet The H.E.L.P. Team

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Brad Quilliam

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Brad is a community leader, skilled across various sectors, capable of establishing organisations and committees to add value to community functionality, engagement and morale.

His extensive experience in community development, regional advocacy and the recipient of many accolades, working across various aspects of disaster recovery.

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John Lemmon

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John is currently retired from active work after a career in a number of senior management roles with major global industrial and medical gas multinational. John now devotes his time to preaching, teaching, and writing about Christianity trying to fulfill the call of the Lord on him to "Speak to my people." John is a Christian blogger, podcaster, trainer, musician, and author of a number of Christian and business books.

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Raymond Chow

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Raymond founded the Sameway Magazine, a Chinese community magazine since 2004 which now becomes an influential Chinese community media in Australia. Sameway connects the Chinese community with the mainstream.  


He believes that Australia is multicultural and churches should respond to this challenge by having a greater network with the local ethnic communities. 

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Mathew Avadiar

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Mathew is semi-retired and was an entrepreneur for over 35 years. His prior experiences include senior management roles with multinationals in UK and South East Asia.  He is a speaker, trainer, and coach in entrepreneurship. He also travels to many nations for evangelism, preaching and teaching the word of God. 

Mathew is the founder of Kingdom Business Network, a platform to serve and empower Christian entrepreneurs to grow their business through good stewardship for Kingdom purposes.   He passion is to build capacity in others so that they can in turn be a blessing to many.  

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Vincent Lo

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Born in Hong Kong and raised in Melbourne, I have effectively learned to bridge the gap between different cultures with my go-getter spirit and excellent communication skills.


As a seasoned financial and real estate professional, I recognised and value the trust my clients place in me and I strive to exceed their expectations and achieve the best outcome.  My goal in life is to bring about a positive and uplifting experience to everyone I meet.  

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Michael Chan

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Michael has a Masters in finance and it's this experience that has enabled him to develop both a macro and micro view on how to both manage and run a successful business. He has extensive expertise in furniture having experience in carpentry, joinery, manufacture, as well as design. 

Michael is a devout Christian who believed that the Bible is “the best book about management practice”. One of the most important things he has learned from the Bible is that a person must have a vision, otherwise he or she will be destroyed.  

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Russell Wright

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Russell has been managing disaster relief projects in both Australia and overseas since 1996. Including the Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka. He was a finalist in the Victorian Premier's awards in three categories and honoured by the Victorian Police Operation Royals for his leadership during the Kinglake bushfire recovery.  Since 1998 has been involved in humanitarian mission activities and has led more than 350 youth on mission teams throughout the Asia-Pacific region.


Russell is passionate about helping young people to operate with integrity and without compromise, to be fearless, and to speak the truth in love.

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