Craig Connelly 

CEO, The Ian Potter Foundation


Craig Connelly commenced as Chief Executive Officer of The Ian Potter Foundation in December 2015. Craig is an accomplished financier and businessman, now dedicated to contributing to the community sector. He spent 25 years working in a variety of roles in the Australian financial services sector, initially with respected chartered accounting firm, Price Waterhouse, followed by 11 years as a leading Australian equities analyst and partner with JBWere. 

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Craig is an experienced business analyst and successful manager whose professional strengths lie in his research innovation, industry analysis, technical expertise and strong communication skills. He currently serves as an external member on the Advisory Committee for the Sustainable Farms Initiative, ANU and is the Founding Trustee of the Parks Australia Trust.

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