Adam Furphy

Method of Appointment

Council appointed

Membership Tenure

Appointed 13 February 2017 to 31 December 2019 (inclusive)
Re-appointed 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021 (inclusive)

Current Committees

  • Council;
  • Foundation Committee
  • Human Resources Committee

Professional Background/experience

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Adam Furphy is the Managing Director of J. Furphy & Sons. He joined J. Furphy & Sons in 1997. Adam is the great, great grandson of the company’s founder John Furphy who started the business in 1864.

Adam has a strong interest in regional education and is the Chairman of the Latrobe University – Shepparton Campus Regional Advisory Board. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE. and is a Trustee of the Shepparton Mechanic’s Institute. Adam is the Chair of the Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project – a project that engages the Greater Shepparton Community to improve happiness and health of our children.