Ross Cameron is a former Australian politician who served as the Member for Parramatta from 1996 to 2004 and was Speaker of the House from 2001-2002. In 2006, he joined the board of directors for Sydney Water but resigned in 2009 when controversy erupted over his comments about Muslims and Australia’s immigration policy. Cameron is a former Australian politician best known for being a member of the Liberal Party.
The business expert served as Member for Parramatta from 1996 to 2004 and was Speaker of the House from 2001-2002. Ross Cameron also served on Sydney Water’s board of directors until 2009 before resigning amidst controversy over his remarks on Muslims & Australia’s immigration policy.
Following up on his career, the financial mentor Ross Cameron was born in Melbourne and moved to Sydney at 16. He is the son of Sir James Cameron, a retired general manager of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in economics and arts from the University of Sydney before working as an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia between 1971 & 1974.
In 1974, business expert Ross Cameron joined the NSW Young Liberals, then becoming president by 1979-1980. As president, he worked with Bruce Baird (father of current Liberal MP for Cook, Alex Baird) to rebrand the NSW Young Libs (Instagram).
Also, to positively rejuvenate the organization – this turnaround led to him becoming state secretary for the organization in 1983-1984. In 1984, he was elected as an Alderman to Willoughby City Council. Business expert Ross Cameron held this position till 1995 and served as deputy mayor between 1988 & 1991 and then again between 1995 & 1996.