Barrie then returned to Brisbane where he held a number of senior positions in the Corporate Affairs Office, including in 1989, his appointment as Director, Corporate Development and Operations.
He was appointed as Queensland’s first Regional Commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in January 1991 until March 2000. In January 2000, he was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service as Regional Commissioner in Queensland.
Barrie has been an active member of CPA Australia and is a Director on the Board of CPA Australia. Since leaving ASIC, he has held board positions on listed and unlisted public companies and not for profit companies. He continues to hold board positions. Barrie is the Chairman of four Compliance Committees and still chairs an Audit & Risk Committees.
Barrie delivers presentations on Corporate Governance and Ethics and Risk Management, Directors’ Duties and Corporate Social Responsibility.