Ross has been THRA's Treasurer since 2008. He also served as Secretary from 1986 to 1988.
He has degrees in science and economics and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a previous director of the then Hobart Water. He brings financial and administrative capabilities to THRA. As Treasurer he has overseen the transition to electronic banking.
Although his main career was in economics, he takes a keen interest in history, especially in a geographical context.