About Kevin

Kevin de Vries is a pharmacist and health educator, community leader, husband and father based in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

Kevin grew up in Melbourne and completed his Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1988. He moved to Bendigo in 1997, where he owned and operated Kevin de Vries Pharmacy for ten years until he sold the pharmacy in 2007.

Kevin is currently employed as a resource development manager with The Pharmacy Guild of Australia. A role he has enjoyed since 2012.

Previous roles which Kevin has undertaken include:

  • Seven years employment with The University of Melbourne as pharmacist academic delivering the Rural Pharmacy Liaison Officer program across northern and central Victoria – 2013-2020.
  • Executive Officer of the Bendigo Business Council (now¬†Be.Bendigo) from 2009-2012.
  • A diverse range of roles in pharmacy practice as manager, assistant pharmacy and locum pharmacist.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (VCP 1989), a Master of Business Administration (La Trobe University 2012), Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) and is trained to provide first aid (HLTAID003). He is completing training to administer vaccinations in Victoria.

Kevin is the honorary secretary and treasurer of the Junortoun Community Action Group, and is secretary of Bendigo City FC. He lives with his wife and two children in Junortoun, Bendigo.