Artius Foundation Board of Directors

Paul Stokes, Managing Director and Founder of the Artius Group of companies.

Paul is an Associate Professor, qualified Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist with extensive leadership experience in the Australian Health and Employment industries spanning more than 20 years. Paul is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Paul’s health industry experience has included senior roles as a Clinician and an Executive Director in public hospitals, private practice and health facilities. Paul has completed post-graduate management training, held positions as Director of Physiotherapy for two large public hospitals, and health service planning roles with both Queensland Health and private health insurer MBF.

Libby Stokes, Non-Executive Director of Artius Group of companies.

Libby has a Bachelor of Business majoring in Health Administration. She has had executive management experience of more than 25 years in Health and over 12 years in Employment Services.

Libby initiated service excellence in Artius Group Operations through its rapid growth start-up years to achieve an outstanding culture of efficient, friendly and supportive staff.

Libby is passionate about motivating and inspiring engagement with our team, community and business partners, helping people, businesses and communities to reach their potential.

Gus Taddeo, Non-Executive Director of the Artius Foundation, has been in the Medical healthcare sector for over 30 years. Originally qualified as a Radiographer, his career started in South Australia as a technical representative with a medical products distributor. After five years he went on to join Cook Medical in roles that began in both regional and international sales, business development and then as a director. As the Managing Director he was responsible for manufacturing, product development and global distribution, over a 10 year period.

Gus has been a board member of the medical industry association and Chair for many years. In the past couple of  years he has worked as the Managing Director of a digital production company, sat on several Industry advisory groups and worked as an executive coach.