Meet the Leaders

Be inspired by Queensland’s Young Tourism Leaders

Our Young Tourism Leaders are already making waves in the tourism industry. Connect with the Leader you would like more information and advice on to help you get started on the right pathway towards the job of your dreams.

The Leaders work in the following fields and are ready to help you explore career opportunities: hotel management, transport, communications and marketing, digital platforms, event management, visitor experiences and travel, technology development and hospitality.

Ellie Tonkin Ellie Tonkin

Ellie Tonkin

Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism Bundaberg
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Nicole Kuttner Nicole Kuttner

Nicole Kuttner

Qantas Founders Museum Longreach
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Jackie Babbage Jackie Babbage

Jackie Babbage

NoExpiry Gold Coast
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Jai Leighton Jai Leighton

Jai Leighton

The Star Gold Coast
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Ashleigh Taylor Ashleigh Taylor

Ashleigh Taylor

Hungry Jack’s Brisbane
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Eloise Chaffers Eloise Chaffers

Eloise Chaffers

Great Keppel Island Hideaway Great Keppel Island
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Abbey Blanchfield Abbey Blanchfield

Abbey Blanchfield

Airtrain Citylink Brisbane
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Hannah Payer Hannah Payer

Hannah Payer

The Tourism Group Sunshine Coast
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Hannah Briggs Hannah Briggs

Hannah Briggs

James Cook University Townsville
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Brooke Santurini Brooke Santurini

Brooke Santurini

Gold Coast SUNS Gold Coast
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Zac Garven Zac Garven

Zac Garven

Empire Apartment Hotel and Edge Apartment Hotel Rockhampton
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Bridget Evans Bridget Evans

Bridget Evans

Paronella Park Cairns
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Mike Webley Mike Webley

Mike Webley

Pinnacle Tourism Marketing Cairns
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Taylor Reynolds Taylor Reynolds

Taylor Reynolds

Bundaberg Rum Visitor Experience Bundaberg
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Amanda Hinton Amanda Hinton

Amanda Hinton

Capricorn Caves Rockhampton
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Nick Ellis Nick Ellis

Nick Ellis

Ovolo Inchcolm Brisbane
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Olivia Evans Olivia Evans

Olivia Evans

Sandstone Park Carnarvon Gorge
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William Enoch Tranby William Enoch Tranby

William Enoch Tranby

CaPTA Group Cairns
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Mac Wahlheim Mac Wahlheim

Mac Wahlheim

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort Gold Coast
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Rachael McCarthy Rachael McCarthy

Rachael McCarthy

Burke & Wills Hotel Toowoomba
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Adam Balkin Adam Balkin

Adam Balkin

Curtis Ferry Services Gladstone
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Jessica Dineen Jessica Dineen

Jessica Dineen

Noosa River Holiday Park Sunshine Coast
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Tariq Mohomed Tariq Mohomed

Tariq Mohomed

Hamilton Island Yacht Club Hamilton Island
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Cyrus Sarkari Cyrus Sarkari

Cyrus Sarkari

Virgin Australia Brisbane
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Adam O’Malley Adam O’Malley

Adam O’Malley

Vineworks Cairns
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Christopher Stokoe Christopher Stokoe

Christopher Stokoe

Ingenia Communities Group Brisbane
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Grace Elliott Grace Elliott

Grace Elliott

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum Winton
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Bradley Illich Bradley Illich

Bradley Illich

Newbook Gold Coast
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Julia Paussa Julia Paussa

Julia Paussa

Coast Bar and Restaurant Hervey Bay
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Kaydee George Kaydee George

Kaydee George

Wyndham Resort Gold Coast
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Megan Kadic Megan Kadic

Megan Kadic

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort Cairns
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Ilse Maritz Ilse Maritz

Ilse Maritz

The Johnson Hotel Brisbane
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Sean Langford Sean Langford

Sean Langford

Kingfisher Bay Resort Group Brisbane
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Felicity Holder Felicity Holder

Felicity Holder

Visitor Information Centre Mackay
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Rachel Dudok Rachel Dudok

Rachel Dudok

Aviation Australia Brisbane
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Michael Quigley Michael Quigley

Michael Quigley

Discovery Holiday Parks Airlie Beach
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