B. Ec., Dip. Fin. Mangt, FCPA, FAIM
With a career spanning 34 years in elected office — in local government for seven years and then 27 years in the NSW Parliament — George Souris has occupied 13 ministerial portfolios over three governments (Greiner, Fahey and O’Farrell) and a further 13 shadow portfolios in Opposition including a period as the Parliamentary Deputy Leader and then as Leader of the National Party.
Mr Souris started his professional career as an accountant in public practice. He is a director of the Australian Film Institute | Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, the Australian Rugby Foundation, Racing NSW and Destination NSW, and is Chair of the NSW Mine Safety Council. He is President of the Library Council of NSW and a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.