John Curry (Treasurer)

Joined in 2007

John has been Treasurer for the Foundation since 2008 and is Chairman of the Finance and Grants committee.

He was involved in the financial affairs of companies listed on the Austtralian Stock Exchange as Finance Director and Company Secretary for over 30 years until his retirement.

He was a Director of the Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) for 7 years including two years as Chairman; has presented for the ASA and accounting bodies at a variety of financial seminars and was ASA media spokesman for a number of years.

He and his wife Sylvia have owned property in Apollo Bay for 12 years and, although based in Melbourne, spends about one third of his time in Apollo Bay.   He is also Public Officer for Friends of the Cape Otway Lighthouse.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and is a Fellow of the Certified Practising Accountants and a Fellow of Chartered Secretaries Australia.