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Notable People

NamePositionYear Started
Brodie Carr
Brodie Carr *
Managing Director2018
David Lowe
Executive Director, Corporate & Business Services
Carroll Selwood
Manager, Executive Services
Derryn Belford
Derryn Belford
Executive Director, Destination Development2008
Saskia Doherty
Executive Director, Events2011
Nathan Harding
Nathan Harding
Non-Executive Chair (since July 2017); (Board Member 2012-June 2017)2012
Renato Sansalone
Renato Sansalone
Chief Financial Officer2012
Louise Rowe
Louise Rowe
Director, Corporate Communications2014
Ian Thubron
Ian Thubron
Board Member2015
Tracey Horton
Tracey Horton
Board Member2015
Nicole Lockwood
Nicole Lockwood
Board Member2015
Louise Scott
Louise Scott
Executive Director, Strategy, Brand & Marketing Services2016
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
Board Member2017
Linda Wayman
Linda Wayman
Board Member2017
Karen Priest
Board Member2017
Manny Papadoulis
Manny Papadoulis
Non-Executive Deputy Chair, Commissioner2017
Paul Papalia
Paul Papalia
Minister for Tourism2017
Kia Dowell
Kia Dowell
Andrew McEvoy
Andrew McEvoy
Key Strategist (12-month contract)2018
Andrew Oldfield
Andrew Oldfield
Director, Partnerships2018
* Most Senior WA Executive

Past Employees

NamePositionYear StartedYear Ended
Stephen Wood Chief Executive Officer20172018
Neville Poelina Board Member20112017
Gwyn Dolphin Chief Executive Officer20162017
Sheena Shee International Market Manager, North Asia20112017
Peter Prendiville Non-Executive Chairman20112017
Elizabeth Gaines Commissioner20152017
Alistair Donald Board Member20092017
Howard Cearns Non-Executive Deputy Chair20122017
Colin Barnett Minister for Tourism20162017
Kim Hames Minister for Tourism20142016
Stephanie Buckland Chief Executive Officer20102016
Gwyn Dolphin Executive Director20122016
Monica Chetty Investment Director, Infrastructure & Investment20032015
Valerie Davies Commissioner20132015
Simon Burley Executive Director, Destination Marketing2014
Liza Harvey Minister for Tourism20132014
Stephen Wicks Commissioner20102014
Jane McKeon Commissioner20112013
Trish Ridsdale Commissioner20072012
Kerrin Simmonds Events Marketing Executive20122012
Kate Lamont Chair (since 2006)20042012
James Hewitt Executive Director, Infrastructure and Investment02012
David van Ooran Executive Director, Eventscorp20062012
Karen Priest Manager, Partnership20102011
Laura Dawson A/Executive Director Marketing02011
Natasha Mutch Director Media & Public Affairs20072010
Rob Gurney Director02010
John Spence Director20062010
Gail Reynolds-Adamson Director20062010
Kim Bridge Director20062010
David Mazitelli Director20062010
Jennfier Duffecy Industry Development02010
Stephanie Withers Exec Director Corporate & Business Services02010
David Etherton Exec Director Industry Development & Visitor Servicing02010
Janet Holmes a Court Director2010
Richard Muirhead Chief Executive Officer20012010
Sonja Mitchell Director02010
Simon Glossop Regional Manager20082010
Rick Thomas Aviation Development02010
Kate Mills Product Development Manager (on secondment)20092009
Jarrad Dunning Manager, Research & Analysis20022008
Laurie O'Meara Deputy Chairman20022008
Amanda Alderson Management Accountant20062007
Mark Simpson Director20072007
Paolo Amaranti Director, Industry Development & Visitor Services2007
Madeleine Bertelli Director for EventsCorp02007
Jane Ghiretti Executive Director, Consumer Marketing (since 2004)20012007
Penny Walsh Media and Public Affairs02007
Simon Glossop Acting State Manager20062006
Karen Priest Partnership Manager, Regional Manager20032005
Simon Glossop Regional Manager20022004
Elissa Caldwell Administration Officer, WA Visitor Centre20022004
Joanne Wells Manager, Media & Promotions, Rally Australia19992003
Shane Crockett CEO19952001
Chantelle O'Sullivan Media Coordinator, ITU 2000 Trialthlon World Championships19992000
Stephanie Lang Sales Manager, UK/Europe19922000
David van Ooran Sales Executive, VIC/SA/NT19931998
Ricky Burges Director, Human Resources19861994
David van Ooran Sales19871990
Jennifer Heron Pilbara Regional Manager, Special Projects (Media & PR)19851988
Diane Smith-Gander Director
Michael Monaghan Board Member2002
Kelly MacLean Acting Executive Director, Marketing0
Justin Vaughan Director, Executive and Strategic Services2015
Neil Poh Director, Corporate Communications


The Western Australian Tourism Commission (trading as Tourism WA) is the State Government's agency responsible for promoting Western Australia as a holiday destination. Its focus is on marketing the State; developing, attracting and promoting major sporting, cultural and business events; and developing significant tourism infrastructure and projects. Tourism WA was amalgamated with the industry promotion and innovation functions of the Department of Commerce and the Department of State Development on the 1st July 2017, to form the new Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.
Biography last updated 07 Dec 2017

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