Date posted: 9/03/2018 5 min read

CA members win Australian and NZ Honours

A number of chartered accountants in Australia and New Zealand received awards in the recent New Year’s Honours List for their outstanding service to business and communities.

In Brief

  • Six members received 2018 Australia Day Honours.
  • Two FCAs were appointed to the New Zealand Order of Merit.
  • Chartered Accountants ANZ congratulates its members on their honours.

The former Queensland chairman of KPMG and a former high-profile banker and businessman turned children’s book author are some of the chartered accountants who received awards in the New Year’s Honours Lists in Australia and New Zealand.

Members recognised for services to the community and their nations also included a prominent Māori community and education leader. 

Six members last month received 2018 Australia Day Honours. And at the start of the year, two New Zealand Fellow Chartered Accountants were appointed to the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s Honours List.

The honours highlight the range of voluntary and pro bono work carried out by chartered accountants. Figuring prominently in the honours was service to the community.

2017 CA ANZ Fellowships announced

Latest Fellowships are announced recognising outstanding achievement and contribution to the profession and communities.

Australia Day Honours

Officer (AO) in the General Division
Phil Hennessy FCA (Qld) – The former Queensland chairman of KPMG was recognised for his distinguished service to the business and accountancy sectors, to financial governance and education, and through his support for women’s health care, disability support and children’s charities.

Member (AM) in the General Division

(Pictured: Arthur Charles CA)
Arthur Charles CA (NSW) – The former Schroders Australia joint CEO and Chairman of the Australian Prime Property Fund was recognised for his significant service to the primary industry sector through roles with agricultural societies such as former treasurer of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, as a children’s author, and to the community.

Medal (OAM) in the General Division
Les Dell FCA (NSW) – For service to business, education and the community.
Peter Lewis FCA (NSW) – For service to the community through aged care and cultural organisations.

(Pictured:Barrie Provan FCA)
Barrie Provan FCA (Vic) – The former chairman of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd nursing home in Victoria was recognised for service to the community of Queenscliff
GeoffreyThoroughgood FCA (NSW) – For service to sporting organisations and the community.

New Zealand New Year Honours

New Zealand CAs appointed members of the New Zealand Order of Merit were:
Maxine Moana-Tuwhangai FCA – A prominent Māori community and education leader who has performed community welfare work for the Māori Women’s Welfare League and is chair of Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. Recognised for services to governance and Māori.

(Pictured: Bryce Barnett FCA)
Bryce Barnett FCA – for services to governance and philanthropy.

 

 

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