Philanthropy Australia is pleased to announce that Charles Goode AC has been appointed an Honorary Life Member of Philanthropy Australia.
Charles Goode AC is the long-standing Chairman of the Ian Potter Foundation. After a distinguished career at Potter Partners, including as its Senior Partner, he has had a long career as a prominent director and Chairman of major public companies. He has also held board and committee appointments at the Austin Hospital, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, the Australian Ballet School, the State Library of Victoria and the Library of the Supreme Court of Victoria. He has served as a member of Council of Monash University and as a director of its Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine. He is also a former member of the Finance Committee of the Australian Academy of Science. From 1987, he was director of Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine and was Chairman from 1997-2004. In 2001 he was appointed a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia for service to business, particularly through major achievements in the area of finance, for guidance in his position on the Boards of charitable and health-related organizations, and for outstanding direction of philanthropic policy in the community.
The Council and Members of Philanthropy Australia would also like to thank Charles for the tremendous support Philanthropy Australia has received from both ANZ and Charles personally.
Apr. 30, 2010
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