Posted by Jordan Grantham
on 1 February 2019
Photo: Tom and Susan Mould at Buckingham Palace
Thomas Mould was appointed Officer in the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2019 in recognition of a distinguished career as a Queensland public servant, businessman and board member of charitable works.
The De La Salle, Scarborough Old Boy's impressive tour of duty includes service to the Duke of Edinburgh Awards - Australia, variously as Secretary, Treasurer and Board Member.
For the Queensland Department of Education he served variously as Director, Asset Renewal and High Priority Projects, Acting Assistant Director-General, School Operations Management, Director, Secondary School Renewal Program, Director, Geebung District, Chair, Capital Works Committee and Chair - Child Protection Taskforce. He also worked as Principal, Ironside State School, Memerambi State School, Queensland Delegate to the Australian Education Union, Managing Director of Education, Learning Services Australia and CEO of Independent Colleges Australia.
He has also had a career as board member to a number of property development, childcare and construction businesses in Australia and internationally.