Mr Altus joined the Board of the Autism Association in January 2010. He is also a member of the Board of the Lutheran Church of Australia’s national financing arm and of the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Senate Strategic Resources Committee. In 2014, he became a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Altus previously chaired the Curtin Business School Advisory Board for the School of Economics and Finance, and held a number of positions within the Western Australian Department of Treasury, including as Director of Revenue and Intergovernmental Relations. In 2003–04 he completed a secondment to UWA as its Executive Director of Finance and Resources and continued as a member of the University’s Senate Strategic Resources Committee until December 2015.