Appointed General Counsel at Viridian Advisory in 2021, Gary also undertakes the role of Company Secretary to Viridian Financial Group Ltd. Gary brings extensive financial services, trustee and governance experience, with over 30-years in professional services including ASX Board governance.

Commencing his legal career in 1983, Gary joined IOOF Group Holdings Ltd in 2006 where he was Group General Counsel until February 2020.

Gary is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is passionate about philanthropy and NFP work. Gary has been a Director of Child Labour Schools Limited since its inception in 2002 and was General Manager of AET Private Client Services during which time AET acted as a trustee for over 100 charitable trusts and community grant programs.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Gary has also completed executive programs at London Business School in leadership and strategy.