RDA Hunter Appoints New CEO

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Susan Wilson

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Susan Wilson.

Ms Wilson, who has enjoyed an executive and non-executive career across the public/private sector, commenced her role with the region’s leading economic development organisation on Monday 10th April.

Ms Wilson has a long family association with the Hunter region and is looking forward to contributing her national and international knowledge and experience to help deliver economic impact through innovation, investment, industry and regional development.

Ms Wilson’s business, government and public/private sector R&D experience includes the establishment and expanded role of Innovation & Science Australia; advisory and governance of the National Innovation & Science Agenda; leading NZ's $10B Bioeconomy economic development portfolio and mentoring start-up to scale-up entrepreneurs through DIIS, CSIRO, Austrade & Slingshot programs/accelerators.

Supporting this is Ms Wilson’s 20 year international business and management consulting career in strategy, public affairs, BD, marketing and innovation across the biotech, pharma, medical technologies, public health and agrifood sectors.