Ray Weekes

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Best advice ever received:

Surround yourself with the best people, make your expectations clear and constantly demonstrate your confidence in their capacity to deliver

Chair Since:


Current Executive / Board positions:

CEO Institute Chairman, The CEO Institute - Qld

CEO in Residence/Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology

Member, Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation Board

Advisor to various companies


Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Member, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Fellow, Australian Institute of Management


Ray has been involved in senior positions with major fast-moving branded consumer products for over twenty years.

His previous roles include Chief Executive of the major multinational company Rothmans Holdings Limited and Managing Director of the globally recognised Castlemaine Perkins (makers of XXXX Beer).

As Chief Executive of Rothmans Holdings he was responsible for the performance of Group Operations in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and the South Pacific.