Graeme Orr CEO
Graeme was appointed CEO in 1994 following significant experience in business practice – mostly as a consultant in benchmarking development, corporate culture development and practise, and effective implementation.
He wrote and marketed the Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with the CPA Society (then Australian Society of Accountants) 1982-83.
Again as a consultant, he led the restructure of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association in 1994, the Australian Arbitrators Association 1995 – as the Secretary General of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He most recently developed separate national management benchmarks for the Australian Sales & Marketing Institute.
Graeme, a longstanding international freelance journalist(published in 41 countries & 13 languages in around 1,100 newspapers and magazines), actor, former radio newsreader and cricketer, is engaged in regular voice-over and promotional radio broadcasting with Radio Zhejiang (Hangzhou) China since 2004 – to 40 million listeners across 27 channels.
He is known as Li Shuang Xi
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Graeme has been the recipient of numerous awards; including the Geneve Prize 1986 (from the city of Geneva, Switzerland) for work assisting children and refugees, a finalist in the bicentenary 1988 Australian of the Year, awarded an Australian Achiever Award 1988 (presented by Prime Minister Bob Hawke at Kirribilli House, Sydney) and named Melburnian of the Year 1989 by the City of Melbourne – for services to journalism, refugees and children.
He played District Cricket with Footscray & Richmond, for his State, an Australian 2nd XI – and a season in English County Cricket (‘GoGlos’)