Our Team


Matt Steine

Chief Executive Officer

Nicole Lucas

Chief Operating Officer

Kerrie Hinschen 

Team Business Manager

Nathan Nyugen

Community Activator

Hannah Leith

Comms and Marketing Coordinator

Lydia Canovas

Business and Investment Lead


Our Board

Stuart King (Chair)

Director - Fierce Ventures

Ian Atkinson

Professor of eResearch - JCU

Cr Jenny Hill

Mayor - Townsville City Council

Laura Vidmar

Executive Officer - NQ Regional Organisation of Councils

Ian Smythe

Director of Education and Training - TAFE Queensland

Mark Horn

Director of Strategic Development Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia - Cubic

Blake Pelling

Project Lead - Safety Culture

Tristan Davey

Senior Software
Developer - RANlytics,
Chairperson - DevNQ

John Chandler

Business and Higher Education Consultant - Townsville STEM Hub



Graeme Finlayson

Chief Legal Officer - Townsville City Council

Kari Arbouin

Associate Vice Chancellor - CQUniversity 

Smart Precinct NQ

0401 472 424

143 Walker St, Townsville, Australia 4810 (Temporary Location)

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