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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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 registered professional engineer of Queensland and chartered professional engineer in Australia.

 

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Professor Paul Burton
Professor Paul BurtonCommittee Member
Professor Paul BurtonCommittee Member
Paul Burton is Professor of Urban Management and Planning, and Director of the Cities Research Institute at Griffith University.

 

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Nicole Bennetts
Nicole BennettsCommittee Member
Nicole BennettsCommittee Member
Nicole is a Senior Planning Advisor for the City of Gold Coast, involved in the planning and execution of significant strategic projects across the city.

 

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Shannon Willoughby
Shannon WilloughbyCommittee Member
Shannon WilloughbyCommittee Member
Shannon Willoughby is the Chief Executive Officer of Study Gold Coast, the peak industry and city marketing body for the Gold Coast’s education and training sector.

 

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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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Bryn Lummus
Bryn LummusCommittee Member
Bryn LummusCommittee Member
Bryn Lummus is a registered architect both in the UK and Australia.

 

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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 / Executive Assistant
Mandy HurstProject Officer / Executive Assistant
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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