It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Foster Stavridis. Foster passed away Tuesday night after a short battle with illness. Foster had been a valued member of the Variety team since 2012 and will be missed. Foster had extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector at local, national, and international levels aimed at improving the social impact of people in need.

He served on numerous non-profit boards and committees such as:

  • Variety Central Asia Middle East Regional Council – Chair

  • Variety – the Children’s Charity International -  Board Director

  • Variety – the Children’s Charity Australia - Board Director

  • Variety International Board Strategy Committee – Chair

  • NT Chief Barker - Chair

  • Variety Northern Territory - Board Member

  • NT Strategic/Business Plan -Sub Committee Member

  • NT Governance/Board - Composition Sub Committee Member

  • Scholarships Program - Committee Member

  • Variety Asia Pacific Regional Council - Committee Member

  • Governance and Audit Committee Variety Australia - Chair

  • YMCA - Vice President NTRed Cross- Vice-Chair NT

Foster was known as an energetic and engaged person as well as a wonderful man with a gentle spirit. Please keep Foster's family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time.

If you would like to send your condolences, please do so through General Manager, Katrina Fong Lim: [email protected]