Rod Cooke (Chair)

Rod Cooke

Rod Cooke has been the Chair of Rural Financial Counselling Service NSW – Central West Inc since its inception in 2006 and was the chair of Macquarie Rural Advisory Service from 2003 until it amalgamated with RFCS-CW in 2006.

Rod has sound governance, leadership, stakeholder management and strategic planning skills developed though his experience in the Army, as a Manager and as a Chief Executive Officer of organisations including Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council and Orana Education and Training Co-operative Ltd (OEC).

Rod has been a director of over 20 not for profit boards over the past 25 years. Rod is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.