Barry Vains, OAM, Director

Barry joined the Mates4Mates Board in 2017, bringing decades of experience in providing support to veterans and their families, as well as valuable knowledge of strong business management.

Barry is a proud member of RSL Queensland, serving for over 20 years in many different volunteer positions throughout the state following on from his two years National Service with the Australian Army in 8RAR and 4RAR. He is currently the President of the Pioneer Fitzroy Highlands RSL District, a Director of RSL Queensland and the Chair of the Audit and Risk Sub-Committee of RSL Queensland.

In June 2017, Barry was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in recognition of his service to veterans and their families.

Barry holds a Bachelor of Business (Management), a post graduate Diploma in Accounting, and is a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Barry Vains OAM, Mates4Mates Director