Our Advisory Board

In all our work we look to combine the highest academic standards of scholarship with a concern for practical applications and policy relevance. To this end it is imperative that we work closely with partners beyond the university. Our Advisory Board comprises experts in their field drawn from different levels of government, industry and peak bodies to whom we will look to in providing us with advice and guidance on our research plans and performance.


  • Mr Dale Dickson, PSM - CEO, City of Gold Coast and Advisory Board Chair
  • Mr Matthew Collins - State Manager, Queensland and Northern Territory, Planning Institute of Australia
  • Ms Dyan Currie AM - Chief Planner, City Planning & Economic Development, Brisbane City Council
  • Mr Peter Edwards - Co-Founder and Director, Archipelago Architects
  • Ms Amelia Evans - Chief Financial Officer, Queensland Airports Limited
  • Mr Guy Gibson - General Manager QLD, Lendlease
  • Ms Julie Mitchell, PSM -  Deputy Director-General, Policy, Planning and Investment Division, Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Mr Mark Pascoe - Chief Executive Officer, International Water Centre
  • Ms Stacey Rawlings - Queensland Division Manager, Engineers Australia
  • Mr Scott Smith - Chief Executive Officer, Council of Mayors, SEQ
  • Ms Alisha Swain -  Director, Economy, Planning & Environment, City of Gold Coast

Connect and Collaborate

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