Phone: +61 (07) 3001 7800
Address: 349 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia
Greg Vickery is a corporate energy & resources lawyer based in Brisbane. He was a Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Deacons) for 40 years until June 2010 and is currently working part time as a Special Counsel at the firm.
He is a former President of the Queensland Law Society and was a long term Chair of the Society’s Legal Education Committee as well as being for several years an Adjunct Professor in Law at the University of Queensland. He was from 2005 to 2014 a member of CAMAC the prestigious national committee advising Treasury on law reform matters concerning companies and markets. He is currently the Chairman of Law Council of Australia’s Business & Human Rights Committee.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been a director of several companies, including Ergon Energy Retail, the Australian Film Finance Corporation, Queensland Energy Resources and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. He is a currently a director of Russo Higher Education P/L. In 2000 he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2000 for his services to law and legal education. He has lectured regularly on governance and leadership issues.
For 8 years to 2007 he was the Honorary Consul for Indonesia in Queensland and he remains an active member of the Australian Indonesia Business Council. For 8 years until August 2014 he managed a large humanitarian aid project AIPEG (Australian Indonesian Partnership for Economic Governance) for his law firm in Indonesia which required him to travel to Jakarta several times each year.
He has been a voluntary member of Australian Red Cross for 40 years and served in a variety of roles there. Significantly he served as its National President from 2003 to 2011. He was on the Governing Board of the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies from 2005 to 2011 and he has since 2011 served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, a prestigious international body (and was 4 years its Chairman.) In 2013, he was made an Officer of Order of Australia (OA) for his contribution to governance and leadership of humanitarian aid organisations.
He is happily married to Dr ESally Vickery (now a retired GP) and they have 3 children who are all practicing lawyers and 7 grandchildren.