John Gallaher joined Forsyth Barr Dunedin in 1985. He has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry in investment advising, commercial and chartered accounting, management and banking.
John is an Authorised Financial Adviser (2011) and is accredited as an NZX Adviser. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago, majoring in Accountancy and Information Systems. John is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors (CFInstD) in New Zealand and an Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Management (ANZIM).
John is Chairman of City Forests Ltd, Mercy Hospital Ltd, Tracplus Global Ltd and Fund Managers Otago Ltd, Deputy Chairman of NZCEO Ltd/NZCEO Finance Ltd and a Director of the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust Ltd. He also has an active involvement in the non-profit and sporting sectors as Chairman of United Way NZ Inc and as a member of the FIBA Finance Commission.