Simon Collins was first elected MEAA federal president in 2015, and again in 2017 and 2019.
Now retired as a full-time musician, Simon played viola for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for more than three decades.
He began his career as a professional musician at the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in 1978 and quickly became active active with the Musicians’ Union of Australia.
He was an instrumental figure in the creation of the Symphony Orchestra Musician Association (SOMA) in the mid-1990s.
As Federal President, Simon’s responsibilities include signing off on MEAA’s financial accounts, chairing meetings of the board and the Federal Council, and representing MEAA on various forums.
(Victorian Board Member)
(SA/NT, TAS, ACT & WA branches board member)
A. Mark Thomas
Camilla Ah Kin
(NSW board member)