About John Comrie

Mr John Alexander Charles Comrie
Established JAC Comrie Pty Ltd in 2006

Professional Interests
Strategic Financial Planning
Local Government Government Financial Sustainability (including financial planning, financial indicators and targets, rating, asset management and use of debt)
Intergovernment Relations
Public Policy Development
Economic and Financial Analysis
Training and Development

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Economics, Adelaide University
Graduate Diploma Business Administration, University of South Australia
Currently studying towards Master of Public Administration (Policy), Flinders University

Other Qualifications / Memberships / Awards

Certified Practising Accountant (Fellow), CPA Australia
Fellow and Certificate of Merit, Local Government Managers, Australia
Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors Company Directors Course
Inaugural CPA Aust SA Public Sector Accountant of the Year (introduction of AAS27)
Economic Development Certificate, Marginal Revolution University

Established sole practitioner consultancy (JAC Comrie Pty Ltd) in June 2006 (also undertakes work as an associated contract employee of Deloitte Access Economics)

Previous Career History
2003 – 2006
Executive Director, Office of State/Local Government Relations, South Australian Government
1997 – 2003
Executive Director, Local Government Association of South Australia
1994 – 1997
City Manager, City of Noarlunga
1988 – 1994
Director, Administration and Finance, City of Noarlunga
1982 – 88
Various economic analysis, financial and general management positions SA Government’s water supply agency (Engineering & Water Supply Dept)
1974 – 82
Various accounting, internal auditing and financial analysis positions in Australia Post and Telecom Australia

Other Relevant Experience
1983 – 1987
Council Member, City of Marion