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Sir Andrew Grimwade

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Name: Sir Andrew Grimwade CBE
Associations: Alfred Felton Bequest (Chairman)
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Sir Andrew Grimwade is Chairman of the Felton Bequests’ Committee, of which he has been a Member for over 35 years.

He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and of Oxford University. He is a chemical engineer, arts patron, cattle breeder and has served on a many Government committees and on the boards of several major Australian companies.

His extensive community service includes:

  • Founding Chairman, Beolite Village Limited (Retirement Homes for the Rural Aged).
  • Chairman, The Royal Society of Victoria Foundation.
  • Patron, The Miegunyah Press (University of Melbourne).
  • Emeritus Trustee, The National Gallery of Victoria & its President, 1976-1990.
  • Laureate, The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research & its President 1978-1992.
  • Trustee, Victorian Arts Centre 1980-1990.
  • Life Member of the Australian Conservation Foundation.
  • Life Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
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