Rod has spent nearly 20 years working in finance departments in Australia and the UK in a broad range of industries including manufacturing, newspaper, telecommunication and not for profits.
Rod qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting at Deakin University and is a member of CPA Australia.
After obtaining his degree Rod travelled to the UK as many Australians do and immersed himself in UK culture and travelled around Europe most notably Sweden. After eight years in the UK he returned to Australia with his wife and son.
Rod’s passion outside work is sport, having grown up playing Australian rules football and cricket. He has rowed competitively, winning a State title in a quad and numerous other rowing events in quads, fours and eights. He has also coached junior soccer at under 11’s level.
Rod supports Melbourne City in the A-league, Brisbane Lions in the AFL and also follows the English Premier league in the UK.