St Paul’s alumni in the Australia Day Honours

St Paul’s alumni in the Australia Day Honours

1 year ago

The College adds its congratulations to Roger Massy-Greene AM and Dr James Renwick CSC SC who were honoured on Australia Day.

Member of the Order of Australia:

Roger Massy-Greene (at Paul’s 1967-69)

For significant service to the community through philanthropic initiatives. Roger has been Executive Chair, co-founder and benefactor to the Eureka Benevolent Foundation, since 2007; a member representative of Philanthropy Australia since 2014; major benefactor of the ‘Pave the Way’ Project, University of Sydney, 2015; a Non-Executive Director of The Hunger Project Australia since 2011; Director and Australian Representative of The Global Hunger Project, since 2016 and a member of the Global Audit Committee, since 2016; the Chair, City of Sydney Red Shield Appeal, 2010-2014, City of Sydney Red Shield Appeal Committee Member, 2008-2010 and Chair, City of Sydney Advisory Board, 2014-2017 with the Salvation Army Australia.

Roger has been the Cranbrook School Council President since 2016 and is the Former Vice-President and Former Chair of the Building Committee whilst being a School Councillor, since 2005.

Roger has worked in the New South Wales Energy Sector as Chair, Networks NSW, 2012-2016; Chair of Endeavour Energy, 2012-2017; Chair of Ausgrid, 2012-2016; Chair of Essential Energy, 2012-2016;  Executive Chairman, since 2007 and was Chief Executive Officer of Eureka Capital Partners, 2000-2002.

His other business roles have included Director, Illawarra Coke Company, since 2014; Non-Executive Director, One Ventures Pty Ltd (tech venture capital), since 2010; Chairman, Excel Coal Ltd, 2002-2006; Chief Executive Officer, Resource Finance Corporation, 1984-2000; Executive Director, Bank of America Australia Ltd, 1979-1984; and was a mining engineer with Rio Tinto Ltd, 1971-1977.

Roger is married to Belinda Hutchinson AM who is Chancellor of The University of Sydney.


Conspicuous Service Cross:

Dr James Renwick SC (at Paul’s 1983-84, Sub-Warden 1992-93)

For outstanding devotion to duty as a legal officer in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve where James holds the rank of Captain.

James provided exceptional legal support in relation to complex military justice and national security law. His outstanding devotion to duty, legal knowledge and skills, and leadership greatly assisted the Australian Defence Force through the many seemingly intractable legal national security challenges faced since 2001. His distinguished accomplishments over many years of service have served as an inspiration for his fellow legal officers.

The Governor-General appointed James as Australia’s Independent National Security Legislation Monitor in 2017 and he is currently a Barrister at 12 Wentworth in Sydney. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2011 and James was a Fulbright scholar in 2007. James’s is married to Sarah and their son, Lachlan, is a current Pauline.


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