Our small but passionate team is committed to progressing the Industry Council’s agenda for, and on behalf of, the Tasmanian tourism industry.
Chief Executive Officer
Luke reports directly to the Industry Council, implementing the organisation’s policy agenda. He represents TICT to all levels of government, in the media and across the Tasmanian community.
Luke was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania in March 2011. He joined TICT with a diverse range of experiences across government, the corporate and community sectors, including a stint as a political staffer in the offices of Tasmanian Premiers Jim Bacon and Paul Lennon, a period working with TasCOSS, the peak body for the Tasmanian community services sector, before crossing over to work for a leading national corporate affairs firm in Tasmania and then South Australia. He also served as an Alderman on Glenorchy City Council from 2009 – 14.
Industry Services Adviser
Nadine joined TICT in 2016 and works part-time, supporting operators in Southern Tasmania to achieve Tourism Accreditation.
While she may be new to Tasmania, Nadine is no stranger to the tourism industry. She began her career in NSW with Blue Mountains Tourism, before relocating to Sydney to further her tourism work experience and studies.
Industry Services Coordinator
Michaela joined TICT in July 2017 following a diverse series of roles in politics, real estate and communications.
Michaela keeps TICTs administration and events running smoothly.
Tasmanian Tourism Awards Coordinator
Sam Denmead of Green Hat Tourism is coordinating the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards Program.
Sam is a highly experienced tourism consultant, past operator and marketer, and has won Tasmanian Tourism Awards.
Industry Services Assistant
Hayley has recently joined TICT in a part-time capacity supporting our accreditation and Star Ratings Programs.
Hayley has extensive experience in the Tasmanian tourism industry having started her tourism career at Stanley Seaview Inn before joining Federal Group where she worked for several years at Cradle Mountain Chateau and Saffire Freycinet.