Brian has 20 years’ experience in economic development with a very strong focus in Indigenous enterprise development.
Brian hopes to establish ADBT as a world class economic development organisation by creating unique and leading edge projects.
His ultimate goal is to make sure ADBT is financially sustainable and will be providing its services for decades to come.
Prior to his appointment with ADBT Brian was the CEO of the Australian Industry Engineering & Manufacturing Network (AIEMnet).
Previously to that Brian was the CEO of the North Queensland Small Business Development Centre and was in the role for 4 years.
Community, Youth and Economic Development Manager
Raised in Doomadgee, Troy has over 20 years in Local and State Government, Mining sector and private and non-profit organisations and has economic development and youth empowerment firmly in his sights as he takes on a newly created role within the Aboriginal Development Benefits Trust as the Community, Youth and Economic Development Manager.
He has a long affiliation within the Gulf Area and has built and retained relationships and partnerships within these communities. One of his goals is too support community by establishing pathways for success for youths in the Gulf communities.
Troy has a Bachelor of Applied Science from Curtin University of Technology and Cert 4 in Training and Assessment and Governance. On completion of his studies at Curtin he was included on the Vice Chancellor’s List of 2006 for academic excellence.
Troy enjoys all sports and is very passionate about establishing pathways and opportunities in sports for Indigenous communities.