Tasmanian Leaders is a not-for-profit incorporated association governed by an expert Board who volunteer their time to maintain program delivery excellence.
Rob is a senior food industry investor. He was Chair of Bellamy’s Australia, an organic baby food company, and branded food company TasFoods. He was also Chair of Tandou, a water investment and agri-business based on the Murray Darling river system. He has extensive Board experience.
John is the inaugural Tasmanian Coordinator General, whose office is responsible for delivering major projects and attracting investment into the State. He worked internationally in law, innovation and telecommunications and most recently in the airline industry after completing his MBA at the University of Cambridge. John was the original Chair of Tasmanian Leaders and is also the inaugural Chair of Enterprize Tasmania Ltd.
Gillian, a founding Tasmanian Leaders Board member and Order of Australia recipient, has held many senior leadership positions including as heads of government departments and as CEO. She is a consultant to the Asian Development Bank and Executive Director of the Bellettes Bay Company.
Treasurer and Public Officer
Rebecca is a senior project, change and business improvement consultant with broad experience across the private, public and community sectors. She has also served as Chair of Big Monkey Theatre and Treasurer of Contemporary Art Services Tasmania. She is a judge for the national Project Management Achievement Awards.
Bess has held senior roles in utility companies in Tasmania and nationally, including most recently as General Manager at TasNetworks on Project Marinus which is investigating a new Bass Strait electricity and telecommunications interconnector. Bess is am an active member of many professional associations and Rotary.
Adrian is a work health, safety and environment professional with twenty years’ experience in the energy industry. He is experienced at leading whole-of-business and community focussed projects with a passion for influencing behavioural change and cultural development. Adrian is Head of Workplace Health and Safety at Hydro Tasmania.
Kim has been a Head of Agency in Tasmania for nearly twenty years and is currently the Secretary of the Department of State Growth. He has represented the Tasmanian Government on a number of State and national boards and committees and is Chief Executive of the Tasmanian Development Board.
Prue is experienced in people leadership, human resource management, strategy, change management and stakeholder management across a range of sectors including hospitality, retail, education and government. She is currently Change Manager Northern Transformation at UTAS and Director of Ten Lives, Tasmania’s largest dedicated cat shelter.