Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne), Diploma of Education (University of Melbourne), Fellow, Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA)
Bruce has had a distinguished long-term career with Swinburne University of Technology. For around 30 years he was an academic in the Department of Accounting where he became Department Head and was awarded his Associate Professorship. During that time he had sabbaticals at Arthur Andersen and CRA (now Rio Tinto). He served on the Victorian Council of the Australian Society of Accountants (now CPA) and was President of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand.
He is now Senior Philanthropy Advisor in Swinburne`s University Advancement Office, responsible for major gift fundraising and establishing and maintaining relationships with key alumni. Recently, the Vice- Chancellor recognised his distinguished service to Swinburne with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”
His passion for education at all levels was also exhibited by his 13 year tenure on the Balwyn High School Council holding the position of Treasurer.