Bruce Fink founded the Bickham Court Group of Companies in 2002 and is currently the company’s Chairman. Among the group’s diverse portfolio of investments is a controlling interest in Executive Channel International (ECI). ECI is the parent company of the Executive Channel Network (ECN) which operates in Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Holland. Bruce co-founded ECI and serves as it’s Executive Chairman.
ECN is a digital communications business which facilitates more meaningful relationships between property owners, office executives and advertisers. This is achieved through a network of digital screens in main office buildings. Through the dynamic display of real-time information, ECN connects executives and provides a platform where advertisers can engage a niche, working audience.
ECN provides communications solutions tailored to the office environment. These solutions include premium high definition video walls, large format digital screens in office foyers, in-lift screens, brand interactions and corporate car park displays. The digital network live news, relevant content for an executive audience and full-motion display advertising.
ECI has continued to grow as a world leader in office media and in 2014 Bruce Fink announced that Mr Kim Williams AM and Dr Frank Wolf OAM would join ECI as non-executive directors. Mr Williams AM is the former CEO of News Limited and has held chief executive positions at Foxtel, Fox Studios Australia, the Australian Film Commission and TV production house Southern Star Entertainment. Dr. Frank Wolf OAM is a co-founder of the Abacus Property Group. Media i Managing Director Chris Winterburn became an executive director of ECI in 2014.
Bruce Fink is also a co-founder and Chairman of Media i, a media channel which operates a network of digital screens located in advertising agencies across Australia. Media i is guided by the belief that media solutions are better delivered through the collaboration of media agencies and owners. Media i connects media professionals with dynamic news and industry information with over 170 premium, large format screens which connect professionals in over 50 media agency locations. Media i is associated with the Media Federation of Australia and ensures media agency professionals remain informed on the developments within the media industry.
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Bruce received a Business Degree (Banking and Finance) from Monash University in Melbourne in 1985. In 1988, well before ECN and Media i were established, Bruce Fink founded Global Television, which became Australia’s leading provider of outsourced television production services.
Bruce also co-founded Dubsat in 2000. Dubsat was a pioneer in delivering television commercials via satellite. To date Dubsat has delivered over 5 million commercials.
Bruce Fink has been involved in numerous philanthropic activities over the years both in Australia and abroad. He is particularly interested in improving access to education and improving health services.
Bruce is a longstanding supporter of Oasis, a youth support network that’s part of the Salvation Army. Since 1992, Oasis has aimed to reduce the number of homeless youths in Sydney and supported disadvantaged and marginalized young people. For several years Bruce has supported Oasis’ Education Centre, which provides support for young homeless people while they complete their Higher School Certificate. As a benefactor he helps Oasis provide textbooks, technology and stationery to students completing the curriculum. Bruce is a regular attendee at Oasis’s yearly graduations.
In Australia his philanthropic activities include the Lauren and Bruce Fink School of Information Technology at Mt Scopus College in Victoria; the Leon Fink Middle School at Moriah College in Sydney and the Lauren and Bruce Fink Pediatric Emergency Theatre at Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick, New South Wales.
Bruce also joined the Board of the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) in 2013. He serves on the Institute’s Finance and Investment Committee, Audit and Risk Committee and the Capital Foundation Committee.
Bruce is also on the Board of the Moriah College Foundation which is based in Sydney.