John F Diddams

John is a non-executive director of Aroa Biosurgery.

He is a resident of Australia and joined the Board in November 2019. John has over forty years’ experience as a CFO, CEO and director of both private and publicly listed companies. John has extensive knowledge and experience in the practical application of ASX Listing Rules, Australian corporations’ law, international accounting standards and corporate governance principles. He heads a CPA firm providing corporate advisory services to SME and mid-cap companies and has managed the listing process, secondary capital raisings and ASX listings in a number of diverse industry sectors, including oil and gas, food and retail, telecommunications, adventure tourism, biotechnology, and the dental and medical sectors.

John holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of NSW, is a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPAs and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John is currently Chairman of the Board of xReality Group Limited (ASX:XRG) as well as a non-executive director of New Zealand based Volpara Health Technologies Limited (ASX:VHT), Surf Lakes Holdings Limited and DIT AgTech Limited. John is considered by the Board to be an independent Director and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.