Simon Porter

Deputy Chair

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Simon Porter—Deputy Chair BCom

Simon was formerly a partner with Accenture, a global IT company, leading its Queensland practice for many years, focusing primarily on the government sector. He then served as a Director of Theravent Inc, a manufacturer and distributor of EPAP medical devices for the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. He currently runs his own company pursuing new opportunities.

From a governance perspective, Simon was formerly a Board Member of Queensland Theatre Company and committee member and Chair of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), as well as other Queensland IT industry special interest groups.

Simon, his wife Elizabeth and their sons were all born at Mater Mothers' Hospital, with his first children (twins) born 15 weeks premature.