John Farrell

Director of Business Development

Federal Group is a privately owned family company which operates significant tourism, hospitality, retail, casino and gaming assets in Tasmania, and a national sensitive freight company. It is the largest private sector employer in Tasmania.

John has been actively involved in the business since 1982, having worked in a variety of executive positions covering operations, sales and marketing. He has been a Director of the company since 1983.

In his current role as the Director of Business Development of Federal Group, John and the rest of the board oversee the strategic and operational direction of this diverse group of businesses.

John holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of NSW and has completed an Executive Development program in Hotel Management from Cornell University.

His personal interests include history and aviation.