Ron has been a member of U3A since 2017. As a Civil Engineer with an MBA he has had wide experience working in Australia and overseas with a range of stakeholders in government, the private sector and not-for-profit organisations.
He has had significant experience in economic governance relating to public and private sector efficiency. This included the coordination of infrastructure development for Victoria’s then largest industrial project and export earner.
Ron has led delegations for the Singapore Trade Commission to the USA, India, United Arab Emirates and other Asian nations. He is experienced in the management of aid development projects funded by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and AusAid.
Ron retired as the Managing Director – Australia and SE Asia of a Swedish global transport engineering company and now has plenty of time to spend with family, swimming, walking, travelling, gardening and reading.