Our Committee & Staff

Nick Scott
Nick ScottChairman
Nick ScottChairman
Nick Scott has spent 37 years working in senior roles within the media, much of this time being based on the Gold Coast.

 

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Shannon Willoughby
Shannon WilloughbyDeputy Chair
Shannon WilloughbyDeputy Chair
Shannon Willoughby is the Executive Director of Study Queensland, Trade & Investment Queensland.

 

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Stephen Simpson
Stephen SimpsonTreasurer and Committee Member
Stephen SimpsonTreasurer and Committee Member
Stephen is a Regional Manager for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank and has overall responsibility for the bank's retail branch network on the Gold Coast.

 

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David Zohar
David ZoharSecretary and Committee Member
David ZoharSecretary and Committee Member
David is a national registered engineer with Engineers Australia and an international professional engineer of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

 

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Robyn Keenan
Robyn KeenanCommittee Member
Robyn KeenanCommittee Member
Robyn Keenan is a workforce development and planning specialist and is a proud advocate of the power of quality education and the opportunities it provides.

 

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Lucy Ardern
Lucy ArdernCommittee Member
Lucy ArdernCommittee Member
Lucy is the Corporate Relations General Manager for Queensland Airports Limited.

 

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Geoff Smith
Geoff SmithCommittee Member
Geoff SmithCommittee Member
Geoff has practiced as a lawyer in the City of Gold Coast for over 40 years.

 

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Estella Rodighiero
Estella RodighieroDirector of Regional Development
Estella RodighieroDirector of Regional Development
Estella brings more than 20 years’ experience as an economic development facilitator and business professional to her role of RDA Gold Coast's Director of Regional Development.

 

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Mandy Hurst
Mandy HurstProject Officer
Mandy HurstProject Officer
Mandy is an experienced business administrator, in particular sports administration, and has been involved with the organisation of some of Australia's most iconic sporting events.

 

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