Albert Blair is Chief Finance Officer for ACIAR.
Albert is a member of the Executive Team with responsibility for providing strategic financial advice to the organisation, in addition to managing ACIAR’s Human Resources, Business Services (IT), procurement, legal, property and other corporate activity.
Albert joined ACIAR in May 2010 and has over 30 years’ experience in all facets of finance and accounting both at strategic and operational levels. He has worked with a number of Australian Government entities and has extensive experience in the aid-funded sector, including with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Fiji, the Northern Land Council, Darwin, and as an auditor/accountant with Price Waterhouse in the United Kingdom and Papua New Guinea.
He holds a Masters of Commercial Law, postgraduate diploma in advanced financial accounting and a BSc (Economics and Accounting).