Craig Fitzgerald

Chairman

Craig served 20 years in the Australian Army, primarily as an Infantry Officer. On leaving the Army in 2005 Craig joined Aspen Medical and since then has held a number of positions within the organisation, from Country Manager Solomon Islands to Director Operations (2006-2011).

In 2012 Craig was appointed the National Manager of Aspen’s Defence contract. Currently Craig is Aspen’s General Manager for Overseas Operations. He is responsible for Aspen Medical’s overseas entities in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, UAE and West Africa. As well as opening new markets in US, Asia, Europe and Africa.

In September 2014 Craig was a member of the Aspen team that negotiated contracts with USAID and DFAT (Department Foreign Affairs and Trade) for the establishment of Ebola Treatment Units in Sierra Leone and Liberia. In November 2014 he deployed Liberia to set up the programs.

Craig is also the CEO of the Aspen Foundation and Director Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).  The Aspen Foundation supports organisations working on eradicating diseases in indigenous communities in Australia (primarily Trachoma and Scabies) as well as funding indigenous nursing scholarships. Aspen’s CSR program focuses on disability support and advocacy services in Australia and overseas. Craig has a Masters of Management, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company’s and is currently studying Impact Investing. He is also the Chair of the Canberra Business Chamber Social Enterprise Taskforce and holds a number of board positions on both for profit and for purpose organisations