John Forrest has been an active member of the Society since 1991. For the past 23 years he held various leadership roles at a conference, regional and state level. Prior to being elected to the President’s role he was a Vice President on State Council and chair of the Property and Finance Committee and chair of the State Centres Committee.

John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his working career. While he started in the technical side of radio and television, he quickly progressed to holding senior management roles in electrical contracting and retail/hospitality organisations.

Born and raised in Queensland, he now lives with his wife on the Sunshine Coast.