The TIQ Board has responsibility to

The Hon Jackie Trad MP

Deputy Premier, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade and Investment




The Hon Steve Bredhauer

The Hon Steve Bredhauer was the Queensland Government special representative to China and Vietnam between 2008 and 2012.

He has led 14 trade missions to China, Vietnam and Mongolia in a variety of industry sectors including mining equipment, technology and services, infrastructure, green building and sustainable urban development, maritime and boating, food and beverage, education and training, agribusiness and lifestyle and wellbeing.

He was also the Queensland Member for Cook from 1989 to 2004 and the Minister for Transport and Main Roads from 1998 to 2004.




Geoffrey Thomas, Deputy Chairman

Geoffrey Thomas currently holds multiple directorships and board positions, and acts as a Special Commissioner between the state of Queensland and North America.

He owns multiple businesses, with particular interest in tourism and property.


Ian O’Connor

Ian O’Connor was appointed Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University in January 2005.

Prior to his initial appointment at Griffith University in 2002, Professor O’Connor completed a Bachelor of Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Queensland.

Professor O’Connor holds various board positions and visiting fellowships and is a member of the Q20.


Josie Angus

Josie Angus owns and manages Angus Pastoral Co, running more than 35,000 head of high quality beef cattle across 400,000 acres in Central and Northern Queensland.

Since 1999 the company has marketed their own beef labels: Kimberley Red, Angus Pastoral, Sondella and Boss.

This led to the incorporation of Signature Beef, to market the company’s suite of brands to customers across 24 countries.


Frankie Carroll

Frankie Carroll was appointed Director-General of the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning in November 2015.

His previous role was as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority, where he was responsible for delivering a disaster reconstruction program worth more than $13 billion.

Prior to being appointed CEO, Frankie held the position of Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer since the Authority’s inception in the wake of the Queensland Floods and Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi in 2010-11.


Michael Schaumburg

Michael Schaumburg is Director-General of the Department of State Development and a senior executive with 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure and resources industries.

For the last two decades he has had senior executive experience in the Queensland Government and government-owned corporations.

He is a former Deputy Coordinator-General in the Department of State Development and Engineering Manager of the Ports Corporation Queensland.

Michael’s private sector experience includes roles for engineering consultants, a large construction contractor and an ASX listed resources infrastructure development company.