Martin Hall, Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce - Small business & transport leader
Episode description (24 mins)
The Gold Coast is the small business capital of Australia, and Martin Hall, President of the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce with 300+ members, is someone with his finger on the pulse of our local economy. A strong voice for small business and a well-known figure in the Australian bus industry, Martin has great insights into the future of transport on the Gold Coast as we aim for net zero, as well as the challenges and opportunities around issues such as affordable housing, skills shortages and the 2032 Olympics.
Martin Hall is the Chief Commercial Officer for the BusTech Group in Burleigh. In addition, Martin is the long-standing President of the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chair of the Gold Coast Community Fund as well as a husband and father. Martin has been a transport industry professional for 14 years during which time he was GM at Surfside Buslines overseeing a 900+ strong workforce including managing the public transport uplift for the GC2018 for Surfside. Martin is a passionate community advocate and spends much of his time doing community work that he deems as 'paying his rent for being on the planet'.