To ensure the Queensland manufacturing sector continues to grow and becomes globally competitive, the government has broadened engagement on the future direction of advanced manufacturing through a Manufacturing Ministerial Council to be chaired by the Honourable Glenn Butcher MP, Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing.
|Ms Rebecca Andrews, Head – Queensland, Australian Industry Group
Heads the state peak employer organisation representing traditional, innovative and emerging industry sectors.
|Ms Christine Bridges-Taylor, General Manager, B&R Enclosures Pty Ltd
Extensive experience in managing manufacturing entities serving over 35 years with B&R Enclosures.
|Ms Peta-Maree Broadley, Managing Director, Homefab
Heads a leading steel frame component manufacturer and DIY steel home supplier across Northern Australia.
|Ms Shay Chalmers, Director, Strategic Engineering Australia
Experienced engineering management professional, her global career has spanned a wide range of manufacturing environments.
|Ms Marina Chambers, Queensland Branch President, Australian Workers’ Union
Worked for the AWU for almost 24 years, predominantly with industries such as steel, aluminium, aviation, glass, construction and general manufacturing.
|Mr John McLean, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks
Took over as CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks in 2007 with a mission to grow the business internationally.
|Mr Wasantha Mudannayake, General Manager Operations, Teys Australia
Oversees Teys Australia Rockhampton, a national beef processing facility with turnover of over $520 million.
|Mr Andrew Spink, Executive General Manager, Customer & Government Partnerships, Downer Group
Responsible for representing Downer Group to government and customer partners.
|Mr Stephen Tait, Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ)
An experienced business leader who joined CCIQ as CEO in 2012 to represent Queensland’s small and medium businesses.
|Mr Rohan Webb, State Secretary, Queensland and Northern Territory, Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union
A member of the AMWU National and State Executive and the Queensland Council of Unions Executive and Management Committee.
|Ms Julie Williams, Chief Executive Officer, AgSolutions Australia
Instrumental in the development of a thriving business employing over 40 staff who are committed to serving farming communities.
|Ms Jacqui Wilson-Smith, Director, Sustainable Innovation Company
A design-led innovator, chair, non-executive director and advisor with 25 years of experience driving sustainable transformations, facilitating change and managing innovation projects.