Mr john d leece am
John has been a Partner of Boroughs Chartered Accountants for more than 35 years. He has served for many years on Committees and Boards of the Australian Accounting Profession and served as a Captain in the Australian Army Reserve. He is a Board member of the World Scout Association of Australia; a Trustee of the Charlie Perkins Trust for Children and Students; a Trustee of the Charlie Perkins Scholarships Trust; a Councillor of the Australian Geographic Society; a Life Benefactor of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research; a Patron of the ACO and the Art Gallery of NSW. He is the initiator of
the International Defence and Security Dialogues which are held biennially. John is also a member of the Explorers Club of New York and has been awarded the Australian Geographic Silver Medallion Spirit of Adventure. He has been recognised in the Order of Australia as a Member in the General Division for significant service to the community, particularly to the Scouting Movement and to philanthropy.