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Rodney Cocks

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director | Vitura Health Limited

Rodney Cocks

About

Rodney is a founding Director of Vitura and was appointed Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. Prior to joining Vitura, he was a member of the senior leadership team at Linfox and was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
Rodney has served on the Counter Narcotics Team of the British Embassy in Afghanistan and with the United Nations in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Iraq – having started his career as an Infantry Officer in the Australian Army. In 2003, he was awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal for his actions in the aftermath of the 2002 Bali bombings and in 2005 he was named Victorian Australian of the Year. Rodney is also an admitted Lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, was a Fellow at Harvard University and is a Director of NewSouthern Capital Pty. Ltd., a private equity firm he co-founded.

Rodney holds a BCom from the University of Melbourne, LLB from the Queensland University of Technology, MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Royal Military College, Duntroon. He is a published author with his book, Bali to Baghdad and Beyond, through Penguin Random House and the East Timor, Afghanistan and Pakistan and the Karakorum Highway guidebooks through Lonely Planet.

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