NTMEC is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors who are appointed by the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory.
The NTMEC Board Charter outlines responsibilities of the Board including:
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2013-2014 Annual Report
2014-2015 Annual Report
2015-2016 Annual Report
2016-2017 Annual Report
NTMEC Board Charter
Charter Finance Risk and Audit Committee
Charter Marketing Committee
Alistair has held the position of CEO at Imparja Television for 15 years. During this time the organisation has seen continued and sustainable growth with expansion in key business areas, in turn creating a highly efficient business model.
Alistair previously held senior positions at the 7 Network and was General Manager of Val Morgan Australia. He is a member on the Board of Free TV Australia, the peak industry body for the free to air television broadcasting sector.
He is a Director of Eastern Australia Satellite Broadcasters, Director of Central Digital Television and is a member of the Development Consent Authority.
Previously a Director of the Board, Alistair was appointed Chair for the NT Major Events Company in July 2014.
Michael has overseen Airnorth’s growth from a small charter company to Australia’s second oldest continuously operating airline brand.
Michael was the Chair of the Regional Aviation Association of Australia for seven years and still sits on the Board. He was Director/Trustee of the Aviation Industry Superannuation Trust for eight years.
Michael is a recipient of the National Australia Bank’s Medal for Management Innovation and in 2008 was awarded the Australian Aviation “Personality of the Year” for his work on creating an industry wide forum bringing together the 12 industry associations in an effort to find a consolidated voice.
Michael is the Chair of Tourism NT, Chair of international specialist labour-hire and recruitment company CGH Pty Ltd and a member of the Chief Minister’s Advisory Council. He is also an Ambassador for the Australian Aviation Hall of Fame, Business Events Northern Territory and the Museum and Arts Gallery of the Northern Territory.
General Manager – Territory Television Pty Ltd (Nine Network Australia)
Andrew has resided in the Territory for the past 39 years. He has held a position on the Northern Territory Major Events Company board for more than 10 years and is actively involved in a variety of local sports clubs throughout the NT.
Andrew is former Chair of NT Employment and Training Advisory Council. He also Chairs the St John Ambulance NT Endowment Trust and was a founding member of the Federal Government’s Australian Industry and Skills Committee.
In 2011 Andrew was awarded a member of the Order of Australia for service to the community of the NT through executive roles within a range of cultural, tourism, education and charitable organisations, and to the broadcast media industry.
Colin provides a wealth of experience for the Board. A Territory resident since 1969, Colin is a previous Chairman and CEO for the Power & Water Corporation, and former board member of the NT Tourist Commission.
A qualified quantity surveyor, Colin has an outstanding background in public administration management occupying Chief Executive positions for several Government departments from 1982 – 1999, culminating as Chief Executive for the Department of the Chief Minister.
Colin was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 1999 for service to the development of the NT through the provision of infrastructure, land management, conservation and tourism.
Janet has managed large-scale and high profile major projects and special events, as well as delivered comprehensive marketing, communications, sponsorship and place management strategies and programs.
Janet’s assignments involved delivering 300 special events in the lead up to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and 600 annual events for Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority including the high profile Australia Day and New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Janet relocated to Darwin in 2009 as External Relations Manager for Energy Resources of Australia. In 2013 Janet was appointed General Manager of the Darwin Convention Centre. She is responsible for the management of the world class, award winning Centre, which delivers over 300 business events annually.
Andrew’s role as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Department of Tourism and Culture (DTC) incorporates responsibility for the Tourism and Events division, overseeing 100+ staff.
He has a wealth of experience with an extensive record in leading the planning and delivery of major national and international projects and events.
Andrew has a proven track record of success in the development and implementation of strategic plans and management of revenue and budgetary targets. His experience is gained from private and public sectors at sporting, entertainment and corporate organisations.
Andrew effectively delivered business and event outcomes working with organisations of varying sizes managing small and large teams. He holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course, Australia Institute of Company Directors.
Based in Alice Springs and working as part of Tourism NT, Scott leads the regional planning, strategy, research, development, aviation and investment teams responsible for driving and facilitating tourism growth initiatives throughout the Northern Territory.
Scott relocated to the NT in 2010 where he oversaw the Business Events division at Tourism NT and has also held the positions of Regional Executive Director in Central Australia for the Department of the Chief Minister and Executive Director Regions and Industry Development for the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.
A graduate of the internationally renowned Regency Hotel School, Scott has held board positions with Desert Knowledge Australia, Tourism Central Australia, the Australian Association of Convention Bureaux and Meetings Events Australia.
Scott has had an extensive career in the tourism, events and hospitality sector. He has worked across destination marketing, convention centres, hotels and full service event production providers across Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. In these roles, Scott produced exceptional client outcomes and delivered high level commercial results.
Tim Watsford is the General Manager of Northern Territory Major Events Company. Tim has recently relocated to the Territory from Sydney where he was the General Manager of Major Events and Engagement with the National Rugby League.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration qualification coupled with 12 years’ of industry experience in the facilitation of national and international events. Tim comes with a diverse skill set which includes strategic event development, commercial operations, and senior event management coupled with experience in managing local, state and national industry stakeholders.