DQ Patron

Greg Vickery AO FAICD

Mr Greg Vickery has been a lawyer with the firm now known as Norton Rose Fulbright – one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms – since 1969 and has also held ongoing appointments as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. More recently, Greg was instrumental in the passing of the first Modern Slavery Act through the Federal Parliament of Australia. He is an internationally recognised expert in corporate governance, directors’ duties, ethics and business ethics.

Over the course of Greg’s career, he has sat on numerous State, National and International Boards. These include:
• Red Cross (QLD)(over 40 years)
• Australian Red Cross (President, 2003 – 2011)
• Governing Board, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (2005 – 2011)
• International Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (2011 – present)
• Australian Film Finance Corporation (1990 – 2004)
• Companies and Markets Advisory Committee to Department of Treasury (2004 – 2014)
• Queensland Law Society (President)
• Law Council of Australia’s Business and Human Rights Committee (Chairman)
• Australia-Indonesia Business Council (1999 – ongoing)(including Chairman in Queensland, and now Patron)
• Member of the Home Affairs Advisory Committee on Guidance for Business and Modern Slavery Reporting

Greg also served as the Honorary Consul of Indonesia to Queensland for 8 years.

Greg’s success in the field of law and legal education has been recognised with numerous honours, including being made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO). Greg is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Outside of all his legal, governance and academic experience, Greg has 3 adult children and has a strong interest in sports and the arts because it makes him think about the world through a different lens. As an alumnus of both Anglican Church Grammar School (“Churchie”) and University of Queensland, he maintains strong connections within these communities, including as Chairman of the Churchie Foundation from 1995 - 2003.