Chief Finance Officer, Head Finance

Leanne Patterson has been Chief Finance Officer and Head of Finance since December 2007. She joined the Memorial in December 1999 as Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis, and was primarily focused on developing the framework to support the funding, valuation and depreciation of the Memorial’s billion-dollar collection of heritage and cultural assets. As CFO, Leanne has successfully influenced the outcome of government-wide financial and budget reforms as they relate to the Memorial, through regular participation in formal working groups, inquiries, and other consultative processes. She is an FCPA and has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from James Cook University. Leanne is an active member of the ACT CPA Public Sector Accountants Committee.

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