Owner's Profile

Damien Hudson owns Opening Halls.

Damien was the Sales Manager in a real estate firm for more than a decade and has a rich experience in business, community, communications, marketing, property and related areas.

Awarded a Centenary Medal in 2001 for Community Service, Damien has a long history of volunteering in organisations such as the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre and Surrey Hills Festival.

Damien also co-founded the Canterbury Surrey Hills Corporate Connection and founded the steering for the local Bendigo Community Bank.

Damien remains on the board of Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Limited which operates four community bank sites and is a very successful community enterprise. He is particularly proud that the Community Bank has assisted over 200 Community Organisations with Sponsorships and Grants totaling more than $2.7 million dollars.

Damien has also volunteered and offered commercial advice to the Salvation Army, MS Society, United Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, Collingwood Masonic Centre, and other businesses, individuals, and community organisations.