The Exact Team

Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

Managing Director

Steve is one of Australia’s leading security experts – in both strategic and operational domains. He has over 30 years’ experience at all levels of management. His 19 years at Panthers included 3 years as GM of Penrith Panthers following a long term in the role of Corporate Security & Surveillance Director. Steve was the Founding Chairman of the Australasian Security and Gaming Council. Steve’s extensive and deep understanding of the challenges facing large events and hospitality venues brings enormous value to Exact clients.

Grant Heanes

Group General Manager

Grant has been involved in the security industry for over 25 years. He has extensive experience in:

  • Hi-rise commercial and residential sites,
  • Building & construction sites,
  • Retail sites and shopping centres,
  • Administrations, lock-outs and liquidations,
  • Registered clubs,
  • Electronic security &
  • Event management.

Grant is an experienced Executive Manager with a demonstrated history in the Security & Facilities Industries. Focused on Leadership, Strategic Management, Planning Operations and High Performance. Skilled in Team Management and Personnel Coaching, Grant is extremely client-focused and his objectives ensure Exact clients receive the best available service.

Amanda South

Business Manager

Amanda is responsible for the quality performance arm of Exact Security. She has 25 years’ experience working within registered clubs – such as Penrith Panthers & St Marys League Club – and the security industry. This experience includes:

  • Sureveillance Operator/ Rostering Co-ordinator,
  • Executive Personal Assistant,
  • Club Promotions Manager,
  • Club Front Of House Manager,
  • Club Duty Manager,
  • Business Performance Manager.

Her qualifications include:

  • Certificate IV in Adminstration,
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management,
  • Certificates of Attainment in Quality Management,
  • Certificate of Attendance in Internal Auditor Training,
  • Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Mick Willis

Operations Manager

Mick’s 14 years as a member of the NSW Police Force included 12 months with the NSW Homicide Squad. He attained the designation of Detective and conducted numerous complex investigations and Police Operations. He has extensive experience conducting risk assessments and implementing risk management, mitigation plans. Mick was involved in large events where he assisted with planning, preparation and management of safety and security.

Nicole Braxton

Finance Manager

Her many years of experience with Exact Security and previously with Lend Lease and NSC Group is backed by her Advanced Diploma of Accountancy. Every aspect of Exact finance and accountancy functions are managed by Nicole.

Max Cowan

Marketing Manager

Max’s experience covers teaching, coaching, statistical analysis, marketing and management. His 20 years at Panthers leading the marketing department saw unprecedented growth in all areas. His educatiional achievements include majors in both Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics from the University of Sydney.