Our board

The Trade and Investment Board is responsible to:

The Hon. Cameron Dick MP

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

Cameron Dick is Queensland's Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment and has represented the state electorate of Woodridge in the Queensland Parliament since 2015.  

He wants to help local businesses reach their full potential and attract more interstate and overseas investment to Queensland. 

With the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games secured, he is focused on Queensland's rise to become a showpiece for the world. 

Cameron oversaw delivery of the government's $14.5 billion COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan. 

This included supporting small business operators, easing cost-of-living pressures on Queensland households, and assisting first-homeowners achieve their property aspirations. 

By helping secure the government's $50 billion infrastructure pipeline guarantee, Cameron created certainty for the building and construction industry and secure work for families statewide. 

He's also committed to the success of Queensland's emerging industries like renewables, hydrogen and defence, while continuing to support traditional industry strengths such as tourism and manufacturing. 

Cameron has previously served Queensland as the state's Attorney-General, Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, Minister for State Development, Minister for Manufacturing, Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, Minister for Education, and Minister for Industrial Relations. 

He is proud to live with his wife and two teenage boys in the City of Logan where he enjoys supporting local community and sporting groups, particularly the area's rugby league and cricket clubs. 

Daniel Gschwind – Chair

Daniel Gschwind was the CEO of Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) from 2001 to 2022, representing the industry in numerous committees and forums.

In 2022 was appointed as Professor of Practice for the Griffith Institute for Tourism at Griffith University. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland since 2002. Daniel is also a Director of Tourism Whitsundays, a member of the board of Jobs Queensland and the Chair of the Tourism Reef Advisory Committee of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), Chair of Queensland Music Trails (QMF) and is the Honorary Consul for Switzerland in Queensland.

Earlier in his career Daniel was involved in yacht charter operations in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean before relocating to Australia where he completed an Honours Degree in Economics at the University of Queensland. He worked as a Senior Economist for the Queensland Treasury for six years before taking on his tourism roles.

Michael Carey

Michael was appointed as the Under Treasurer of Queensland in September 2023.

He previously served as Associate Director-General of The Cabinet Office and CEO of Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ).

Michael has held senior roles in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Queensland Treasury and the Department of State Development, where he led strategic economic industry initiatives and major economic policies and programs across government.  This included support for priority sectors such as infrastructure, energy, resources, water, transport, agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. He has a passion for public service and significant experience advising State and Federal governments, as well as working with the private sector.

Michael has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Oxford, a Bachelor of Arts and Law from the Queensland University of Technology, and a Bachelor of Commerce Politics and Public Policy from Griffith University.

Delvene Cockatoo-Collins

Delvene is a proud Quandamooka woman from North Stradbroke Island in Queensland’s Southeast who expresses the stories of her family’s lived experience on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) and responds artistically to historical images and texts.  

She was the designer of a suite of artworks and design including the winners and commemorative medals for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018.  

She recently designed the Brisbane Broncos 2024 NRL Indigenous Round Jersey and artwork at the Brisbane International Terminal and working with the US travel company Avanti Destinations through the launch of their Australian and Pacific Itineraries. 

Delvene is the founder of Minjerribah Art Studio and is exporting original artworks, ceramics and clothing. 

She was also a foundation member of Trade and Investment Queensland’s First Nations Advisory Committee. 

Graham Fraine

With nearly three decades of experience working in public policy, program development and service delivery across state and local government, Graham Fraine has been appointed as Director-General of the Department of State Development and Infrastructure.

As the Director-General, he is responsible for ensuring that the department delivers on the Queensland Government’s commitment to securing responsible economic growth, creating job opportunities and more liveable communities as well as providing continued prosperity for all Queenslanders.

Most recently, Graham was CEO of the Brisbane 2032 Coordination Office where he was responsible for the coordination and delivery of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games for the Queensland Government, including overseeing infrastructure, First Nations’ engagement, sustainability, legacy and security.

He is known for his strategic leadership that inspires a strong sense of purpose and his extensive experience across government sees him bring a broad whole-of-sector perspective to the role. In 2018, Graham was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service to social science research and policy development in Queensland.

Graham also holds a bachelor degree in psychology from James Cook University of North Queensland and a PhD from the Queensland University of Technology.

Jack Reis

Jack has proud Badulaig heritage, stemming from Badu Island in the Torres Strait. He is the inaugural 2022 Supply Nation Indigenous Entrepreneur of Australia and is also the 2023 Indigenous cyber security executive of Australia.  

He is the son of a cattle farmer from Chinchilla and is an avid fan of rugby league, signing his first NRL contract when just 17 years old. Jack is a founding member and the CEO of cyber security firm, Baidam.  

Jack was a foundation member of Trade and Investment Queensland’s First Nations Advisory Committee.   

Professor Scott Sheppard

Scott is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International and External Relations) at QUT. Scott previously held positions as Minister-Counsellor Education and Science at the Australian Embassy in Beijing, Consul Economic in Hong Kong and Queensland Commissioner to China.

He has lived and worked in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing for more than 12 years.

Scott is a member of the Trade and Investment Queensland Board, the Chair of the Queensland Health Services Export Consortia, a Co-Chair for the national University Foreign Interference Taskforce Working Group and several other advisory roles.

Angela Young

As a consultant providing strategic business growth advice to high-growth startups and SMEs, Angela brings over 20 years' experience in entrepreneurship and business development to the table. In her role as Director of BDO for Startups, Angela has facilitated programs and provided tailored advice to founders of high-growth businesses, helping them unlock their potential and achieve their business goals. 

Prior to her work as a consultant, Angela co-founded a private equity firm that scaled to an international consumer electronics group. Through this experience, Angela gained firsthand knowledge of the complexities and challenges involved in running a high-growth business, including the potential for collapse. Her passion for sharing her experiences and helping others navigate these complexities has led her to her current role as a consultant. 

By employing a tailored approach to each founder, Angela delivers practical outcomes that founders can implement in their businesses. She is committed to openly sharing her lived experiences and expertise to help others achieve success and build exceptional companies.