Rob brings a life long professional experience in State and Regional Tourism and Economic Development, Destination Brand Marketing, managing and delivering significant projects growing regional destination capacity and competitiveness.
Leading regional communities in regional development, marketing/communications, administration and governance disciplines at CEO level across seven diverse Australian regions, (CEO Tourism Tasmania, Deputy Secretary Tasmanian State Development, GM Griffith Tourism, GM Tourism Albury/Wodonga, GM Tourism Blue Mountains, Director of Marketing Tourism NSW and CEO Tropical North Queensland) has progressed Robs passion for regional communities and the understanding of the long term benefits of their positive development.
Rob has directly managed and delivered projects in key strategic disciplines such as, regional destination planning to drive, (tourism, economic development, business and regional events). He has directed innovative aviation route development and general transport logistics policy planning and has established respectful and valued stakeholder partnerships involving productive working relationships across government and industry.
Rob is also active on many other boards supporting indigenous health, improvements of general health innovations and cancer care, hospitality training and innovation in reef restoration.