Board of Patrons

Roger Sexton

Principle Patron: Dr Roger Sexton, AM

Principal Patron

Dr Roger Sexton AM

Dr Sexton B.Ec (Hons), M.Ec. Ph.D (Econ), FAICD, FAIM, S.FFin, KSJ, C.P Mgr, C.Univ is a leading investment banker and company director with extensive professional experience in the Asia Pacific region.

Roger has served as a Chief Executive of a number of large organisations in the finance, funds management and investment banking industries and has served on the Boards of a number of organisations in Australia and overseas.

Roger studied economics and business at the Flinders University of South Australia and NCSU in the United States, winning the University medal for economics at Flinders and the American Agricultural Economics Society Award for the top doctoral graduate in the US in 1976.


His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia

  • Our patrons

    Hon Rev Dr Lynn Arnold AO Chief Executive Officer of Anglicare SA, Anglican Priest, Former Member of the SA State Parliament, Cabinet Minister and Premier of South Australia
    Mrs Amanda Blair Radio Broadcaster, former Columnist, Sunday Mail, Board Member of the Adelaide Festival
    Ms Frances Bedford State Member of Parliament for Florey
    Mr Graham Bollenhagen Past Grand Master of Freemasons SA & NT
    Mr Robert Clyne OAM Executive Director, Freemasons Foundation Inc. Retired Police Officer and Assistant to the Commissioner of SA Police
    Hon John von Doussa QC Judge, Former Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, Past President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
    Professor Derek Frewin AO Clinician (cardiovascular disease and risk), Emeritus Professor, RAH, Past Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School,University of Adelaide
    Dr Neil Jensen General Practitioner, Grand Master of Freemasons SA & NT
    Mr Andrew Lathlean Retired Director of Lathlean Advertising, Chairman of the Freemasons Foundation Inc
    Dr Greg Levenston General Practitioner, Past Grand Master of Freemasons NSW & ACT
    Mr Jeffrey Naqvi Director, Pier Advisory
    Mr Tony Piccolo MP Member of the South Australian House of Assembly - the seat of Light
    Hon Chris Pyne MP Federal Member for Sturt, Minister for Education, Leader of the House
    Mr Tom Richardson Political Journalist, InDaily
    Mr William Shaw OAM Director, Adelaide Male Voice Choir
    Hon Justice John Sulan Retired Chief Justice, Supreme Court of South Australia
    Mr Graham Wakeling Writer, Journalist, In-Business, Graedi Group Pty Ltd
  • Previous principal patron

    Sir Eric Neal, AC, CVO, FTSE HonFAIB, Governor of South Australia, Chancellor Flinders University

  • Previous patrons

    • Mr Nick Bianco, Managing Director,Bianco Building Supplies
    • Mr Mark Bickley, Assistant Coach, Adelaide Football Club
    • Mr Allen Bolaffi, UHY Haines Norton
    • Mr Tom Castles, mining industry executive
    • Mr Graham Cornes OAM, Sportsman (AFL Football), businessman and Sports Journalist
    • Mr Geoff Day, Director, Macquarie Private Wealth, Macquarie Financial Services
    • Mr Rex Jory AO, Political Journalist, News Limited
    • Mr Ray Scott, Director, Scott Group of Companies, Mt Gambier
    • Mr Phil Smyth AM. Australian Olympian (Basketball)
    • Hon Dr Bob Such MP, Member for Fisher
    • Mr Geoff Tucker, Former Chairman of the Freemasons Foundation