Dr Graeme Blackman AO

Dr Graeme Blackman AO is an experienced company director and trustee. He joined Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) as independent Chairman in Aug 2014. Dr Blackman was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2017 Australian Day honour’s list for distinguished service to the pharmaceutical industry, to scientific research and policy development, to theological education and the Anglican Church of Australia, and to aged care.

He is a former Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the Victorian College of Pharmacy and is a non-Executive Director of IDT Australia Limited, a publicly listed pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company. He is the Chancellor of the University of Divinity, a Director of the Australian Youth Orchestra, Chairman of the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia, and a member of the Council of Trinity College at the University of Melbourne. He is the Chairman of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), a Director of the Australian Council of National Trusts, Chairman of Victoria’s Heritage Restoration Fund and a Trustee of numerous trusts including the Andrews Foundation, the Leith Trust and the Johnston Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts. He is a member of the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne and has been for several years a member of Archbishop in Council of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and is Chairman of the Anglican Development Fund Committee.