Our Board

The QTIC board was established in 2001 and represents a range of sectors across the Queensland tourism and hospitality industry. With diverse backgrounds, our board members are equipped to provide expert guidance to QTIC and the tourism industry. 

Governance

QTIC is governed under the Corporations Act and the Corporations Regulations.

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Shane O'Reilly
Shane O'Reilly

Shane developed a successful management career working in Brisbane and South Africa before returning to the family business as Managing Director of National Park Pty Limited, the family holding company of O’Reilly’s and Canungra Valley Vineyards Pty Ltd. His formal qualifications include a Business Degree in Human Resource Management and a Diploma of Company Directorship and a Diploma in Directorship of not-for profit and Government owned corporations. Shane’s current community and industry a...

 
Bridget Woods
Bridget Woods

With more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, Bridget has extensive knowledge across all facets of operations ranging from adventure tours, to developing, owning and managing boutique hotels, restaurants and properties in the lucrative Youth Adventure market both on Magnetic Island and in Brisbane’s CBD area. In her current role as Director of Tourism and Events at Townsville Enterprise, Bridget is responsible for leading a team to increase visitor expend...

 
Laura Younger
Laura Younger

Laura has a business background in membership organisations in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She has held the role of General Manager for the national industry body ATHOC, located on the Gold Coast, for the past 10 years, and is currently the Chairperson of the QTIC Association's Council.Laura is an experienced senior manager in service orientated organisations, with expertise in business, operational and strategic planning, and has a track record of success in introducing sound comm...

 
Denise Brown
Denise Brown

Denise Brown is Aviation Business Development Manager – Airline and Retail Management Group for Brisbane Airport Corporation.Denise has enjoyed a wonderful career in the tourism industry spanning 30 years. Most recently, Denise joined Brisbane Airport Corporation Pty Ltd (BAC) in the Airline Business Development team.She is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to secure new routes and new airlines for Brisbane Airport as the major gateway for the Queensland tourism industry....

 
Mark Skinner
Mark Skinner

Mark is the owner of Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat.Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat is a boutique five star Montville hotel, winner of two Australian Tourism Awards and Queensland Tourism Awards Hall of Fame winner. The business enjoys a mix of domestic and international clientele. He also provides consulting services to the tourism industry through his business TripTick Tourism Consulting.Mark is the Deputy Chair of Sunshine Coast Destination Limited and has held this position for the p...

 
Mark Mugnaioni
Mark Mugnaioni

Mark has had a broad and varied commercial background, starting his career as a practicing solicitor, specialising in corporate law in Australia and overseas, before returning home to Queensland to take up a position with The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland.  Within RACQ, Mark has held a variety of roles as in a legal and executive capacity, before stepping into his current position as General Manager Group Strategy.  Mark has had extensive involvement with RACQ’s tourism, trave...

 
Peter Savoff
Peter Savoff

Peter Savoff is General Manager – Hotels, for the Anthony John Group, a highly successful, Queensland based property developer. The Group’s Hotel Division aims to build and manage a collection of high-end, boutique hotels. This began with its first, multi-award winning Emporium Hotel in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, with the newest flagship Emporium Hotel soon to open at South Bank.Peter has more than 20 years' experience in international hotel management, where he has worked extensively in al...

 
Stuart Mackenzie
Stuart Mackenzie

Stuart is a pastoralist from the western area of Quilpie Shire. He is the owner and Manager of Plevna Downs, a grazing enterprise dealing in organic wool, sheep and beef.Stuart served as a Councillor on Quilpie Shire Council from 1997 to 2004, as Deputy Mayor from 2004 to 2008 and was elected Mayor in 2012.He is Chair of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association. In 2008 Stuart founded the non-profit, charitable public company Outback Gondwana Foundation Ltd. He is the Chair and a Direc...

 
Craig Turner
Craig Turner

Tourism Whitsundays’ CEO Craig Turner started working in hospitality in 1995, spending eight years working for Fantasea Cruises as operations manager and then as director of sales and marketing. He was also deputy chairman of the Tourism Whitsundays board at this time and, after studying marketing at Monash University, became Tourism Whitsundays’ marketing manager, in 2005.   He was then Bowen Shire Council’s tourism manager, before spending two years running Airlie Cove Resort...

 
Annie Judd
Annie Judd

Annie Judd was introduced to the many intricacies of small business, as a board member 30 years, representing family business interests in South Australia (manufacturing, agricultural and commercial).  She became a partner of "Heroes Props & Places" Perth 1986 (HP & P) working in the media & advertising industries.  HP & P most significant contract was working with the “America’s Cup Chal...