Community Economic Development Manager | Cairns and Far North Queensland
Chris is an experienced and successful ‘Hands On’ Sales, Brand and Commercial Management specialist with 30 years of experience and success driving revenue growth across various sectors, including Aviation, Tourism and Travel and Publishing. During his time, he has worked with Indigenous communities in Cape York and Torres Strait and all three levels of government to develop easy yet strong travel connection links to Cairns, allowing the delivery of essential services into communities throughout the region.
Chris’ strength is being a strong and accomplished strategic negotiator with a firm understanding of the modern business market, exceptional communication and networking skills, ensuring a consultative sales style and natural problem-solving abilities. Chris has an MBA from the University of Queensland Business School with an emphasis on marketing, organisational behaviour, strategic management and supply chain systems.