The major areas that Malcolm has been involved in in recent years are:

Farry Group of Companies

Chairman & Executive Director


The Farry Group has involvement in Property Development and Ownership, Tourism, Hospitality, Event Management, Fashion, The Arts and Media.


Farry Riddell Consultancy

Chairman & Executive Director


Farry Riddell has involvement in Governance and Business Management.  Start-Up, as well as mature businesses have benefited greatly from advice from this company.


The Artists Room Limited



The Artists Room is a leading Fine Arts Gallery showcasing some of New Zealand's finest established and emerging artists.


The Framers Studio Limited



Specialist framers for all artwork.


Placer Investments Limited



Placer Investments Limited is committed to the exploration, development and mining of new mineral resource opportunities using commercially proven scientific methodologies. Placer Investments is committed to this exploration and extraction in a manner which is sensitive to the ecological, environmental and cultural values of the areas in which we operate.


Carisbrook Stadium Charitable Trust



The CST was responsible for the concept, design, construction and the majority of the fundraising for the new roofed stadium known as the Forsyth Barr Stadium in association with the University of Otago.


Mercy Hospital Dunedin Limited



A not for profit organisation founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1936 and Dunedin's only private surgical hospital.


The Otago Youth Wellness Trust



The OYWT provides an holistic wrap around service for disadvantaged 11 to 18 year olds.  


Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Former Chairman of the Fund Raising Appeal


The Fundraising and Business Plan were developed to restore the area back to its original pre-European period.  The Orokanui Ecosanctuary is an Otago Natural History Trust project on the slopes of Mihiwaka.  Restoration of the 307 hectare site overlooking Blueskin Bay has provided an accessible yet secure, natural habitat for native plants and fauna.  The bio-diversity of the Orokanui Ecosanctuary provides an environment for Tuatara, Kiwi, Saddleback, and Kakapo, and is surrounded by a predator-proof fence to keep out pests.


Harbourside Project Control Group

Former Chairman


Malcolm was the independant Chairman of the Dunedin City Council/Port Otago Limited Committee responsible for investigating the development of Dunedin's harbourside.


Otago Museum Trust Board

Former Deputy Chairman


The Museum offers a world-class collection of Nature, Culture and Science.  It possesses a large variety of themed galleries including Southern Land Southern People and Discovery World.


Malcolm S Farry & Associates Dental Practitioners

Former Dental Practitioner


Malcolm is a graduate of the Otago University Faculty of Dentistry.  He commenced practice as a solo practitioner in the 60's and developed the first group dental practice in Dunedin, selling it in the late 80's.  Malcolm was also a Clinical Tutor in the faculty and continues to deliver a management module to final year under-graduates.