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Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM – Governor of Victoria

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson



Emeritus Chairman and Life Governor

John B Studdy, AM, B.Ec, FCA

John Studdy was an accomplished person who achieved a lot over the course of his life and career.

John was a generous supporter of MS Plus. He was Chairman of the Western Region Project at Lidcombe. This facility was later renamed to the MS Studdy Centre in honour of John’s tireless work for people affected by MS.

John was also:

  • Partner of Coopers & Lybrand
  • Director of the Westfield Group
  • Recipient of the Centenary Medal 2003
  • Honorary Vice President of the International Federation of MS Societies and Chairman of the Pain Management Research Institute and ING Foundation

He held a number of directorships including Chairman of Ten Network Holdings, Mercantile Mutual Holdings, Goodman Fielder and Paribas Australia.

John sadly passed away in April 2014.

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