Dr Graeme Blackman AO
Chairman, ACCPA



Dr Graeme L Blackman AO FTSE FAICD is an experienced company director and trustee. Prior to the establishment of ACCPA, Dr Blackman was Chairman of Leading Age Services Australia since 2014. Dr Blackman is currently the Chancellor of the University of Divinity, Chairman of the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia and President of the Victorian Council of Churches. Dr Blackman is a Trustee of numerous trusts including Chairman of the Anglicare Victoria Community Services Trust, Chairman of Trustees of the Journal of Anglican Studies Trust and a trustee of the Leith Trust and the Johnston Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts.

A former Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the Victorian College of Pharmacy, Dr Blackman has served on the boards of several publicly listed technology companies.  He was a member of the Board of Stem Cells Australia, the Chairman of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), Chairman of the Australian Council of National Trusts and Chairman of Victoria’s Heritage Restoration Fund. He was previously the Deputy Chairman of the Australian Youth Orchestra, the Chairman of Anglicare Victoria, a Director of Benetas aged care, a member of the Council and Board of Trinity College at the University of Melbourne, Chairman of the Trinity College Foundation, a Director of the Melbourne Anglican Diocesan Corporation and a member of the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne.  He was for several years a member of Archbishop in Council of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. Dr Blackman is an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) 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.