Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) strategy and policy is overseen by an advisory board, currently chaired by the Hon Bruce Baird.
The Hon Bruce Baird AM
Bruce George Baird (born 28 February 1942) was a member of the Federal House of Representatives from October 1998 to November 2007, representing the electorate of Cook, New South Wales. He was born in Sydney and educated at the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne.
From 1995 to 1998, Bruce was Managing Director of the Tourism Council Australia. During this time he was also chairman of the National Rail Corporation and a board member of ABN AMRO Hoare Govett, Tourism Training Australia and Tourism Education Services.
Bruce was member for the electorate of Northcott in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1984-95. He was Minister for Transport from 1988-95, Minister for Sydney's Olympic Bid from 1990-93 and Minister for Tourism and Roads from 1993-95. He was also deputy leader of the Liberal Party from 1992 to 1994.
Bruce was Assistant Trade Commissioner at the Australian Embassy in Bonn, Germany from 1972-76 and Trade Commissioner at the Australian Consulate-General in New York from 1977-80. He was Government Affairs Manager for Esso Australia from 1980-84.
Members of the TTF Advisory Board
The Hon Bruce Baird AM | Chairman, Tourism & Transport Forum
Dr Simon Barrett | Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting
Dennis Chant | Managing Director, Queensland Airports Limited
Bob East | Chief Executive Officer, Mantra Group
David Elia | Chief Executive Officer, HOSTPLUS
Eddie Grobler | Divisional President, Australasia, MasterCard Worldwide
Kate Lamont | Managing Director, Lamont's Fine Wine & Food
Michael Masson | Managing Director, Keolis Australia
Kerrie Mather | Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited
Simon McGrath | Chief Operating Officer, Accor Pacific
Jane McKeon | Group Executive, Government Relations, Virgin Australia
Jonathan Metcalfe | Chief Executive Officer, Veolia Transdev Australasia
John O'Sullivan | Chief Operating Office, Fox Sports
Tony Ryan | Principal, Ryan Lawyers
Neil Scales OBE | Director General, QLD Govenment, Department of Transport and Main Roads
Ann Sherry AO | Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Australia
Tony Stuart | Group Chief Executive Officer, National Roads and Motorists Association
Allan Vidor | Managing Director, Toga Group
John Weeks | Chief Executive Officer, Australia, The Travel Corporation
Olivia Wirth | Group Executive Brand, Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Qantas Airways Limited
- > TTF Advisory Board May 2013