Our board of advice

The Honorable Robert Borbidge


The Honourable Robert Borbidge was the 35th Premier of Queensland and served in the State Parliament for just over 20 years.

Rob is Chairman of a number of business boards and was appointed to Chair the Legacy Committee for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. He is a Trustee of the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital.

Mr Pat Crotty

Deputy Chair

After a long career in the Queensland Police Service, Pat served as the State Secretary of the National Party of Australia Qld from 1997 – 2002.

Pat has spent the past 14 years working in real estate on the Gold Coast and currently works at Vertullo Professionals Real Estate at Paradise Point.

Mr Bob Gordon

Bob Gordon has more than 50 years’ experience in journalism, including 13 years as editor-in-chief of Gold Coast Publications Pty Ltd—publishers of The Gold Coast Bulletin.

Bob has recently been appointed Board Member, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation.

Mr Luke O’Dwyer

Luke O’Dwyer is a former Australian rugby league professional. Luke was signed as a foundation member of the Gold Coast Titans.

Following his football career, Luke moved into a Business Development role with the GC Titans. Luke is now General Manager of Phone A Flight.

Mr Paul Sanders

Paul has built a reputation as one of the leading Sport Administrators in Australasia known for his leadership skills and ability to drive positive cultural change. Paul is a Griffith University Graduate, Member of the Professional Golfers Association of Australia and a Director of the Board of Sanctuary Cove Body Corporate Services Pty Ltd.

Christine Lohman revised

Ms Christine Lohman MBA, FAICD, FPRIA

Christine has more than 35 years’ experience specialising in corporate and financial relations. She owned and operated one of Queensland’s leading public relations companies providing strategic communication counsel to ASX listed companies and Government.

She is a non-executive director of the Australian Industry Trade College Ltd and is Deputy Chair of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Gold Coast Regional Committee.