Ashley Goldsworthy

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Ashley Goldsworthy is a former Australian Liberal Party Federal President. He currently hold the deputy chair title on the Brisbane Catholic Education Council. His CV is below:


  • Professor Ashley Goldsworthy OBE AO KM
  • As Chairman of the Education & Training Committee of the Business Council of Australia Professor Goldsworthy was instrumental in establishing the Business/Higher Education Round Table, which was launched by the Governor- General in 1990.
  • • B-HERT Director 1990-95 and 2008 to date; President 1995-97; Executive Director 1997-2008.
  • • Has extensive business career - former Chairman/CEO of billion dollar corporations, domestic and international, in the construction (then largest construction company in Australia), housing, hotel, gaming (casinos), property development, information technology, and banking and insurance industries.
  • • Former member of the Business Council of Australia.
  • • Currently Chairman/CEO of companies in the fields of information technology,
  • education and training, finance, and human resources.
  • • Prior to business career was Director of Economic Statistics for the Australian
  • Government.
  • • Former roles include:
  • o Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Leadership at Bond University;
  • o Federal President and Life Member of the Liberal Party;
  • o Member of Federal Government's Industry Research & Development Board; Australian-American Fulbright Commission; Australian Science and Technology Council; Australian Payments System Council; National
  • Library; and Australian Law Reform Commission;
  • o Chairman of the Centre for International Research on ICT at RMIT
  • University;
  • o President and CEO, Australian Computer Society;
  • o World President of the International Federation for Information
  • Processing, and in 1999 achieved the rare honour of being elected an
  • Honorary Member of that body.
  • • In 1996 the Peoples Republic of China honoured him by electing him a Fellow
  • of the Chinese Institute of Electronics.
  • • Degrees in accounting, business, science, public administration, theology,
  • and canon law.
  • • Community service includes the Scout Association, Arthritis Foundation, Red
  • Shield Appeal, National Gallery of Victoria; Queensland Theatre Company (Chairman), Australian Ballet, Queensland Ballet (Life Member), and Queensland Performing Arts Trust.
  • • Awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1982; Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 1991; Centenary Medal in 2003; Knight of Malta (KM) in 2009.

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