Denise Kreymborg

Director, Regional Network, Queensland Operations

Denise is an award-winning business professional with more than two decades’ experience in industry development, regional economic development, and business strategy. She has a strong track record in grant attraction, industry marketing, and investment strategies.

Prior to joining TIQ, Denise was CEO of Whitsunday Economic Development Ltd, where she led organisational change and regional economic development. Her major achievements included negotiating area-specific access for Whitsunday businesses to New Zealand export markets, attracting $12 million in funding, and leading innovative change programs that enabled local businesses to grow and diversify.

Denise has also held roles as an industry development manager under Horticulture Innovation Australia’s industry development program, and as a regional business adviser for various state and local government authorities. She is a passionate, practical, effective advocate for Queensland’s regional businesses and communities.

Denise holds an MBA in entrepreneurial management and a range of other management and business qualifications. In 2012, she won the AUSVEG National Industry Contribution Award for her work in gaining market access and advocating for a national agenda on workforce development in horticulture.

Denise Kreymborg

Vic O’Keefe

Principal Trade and Investment Officer (TradeStart Adviser)

Vic O’Keefe has an agricultural background and is currently studying business at the University of Queensland.

Having lived in regional Queensland for the majority of his working career, Vic has a solid understanding of the business environment and is well connected to industry and allied service agencies.

He has 15 years’ experience working with businesses in North Queensland on product and domestic/export market development projects. Vic’s recent focus has been on agribusiness project investment attraction, profiling the regions’ trade and investment opportunities through the existing Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) overseas office network. He also has experience in project management in the horticulture, livestock industries and investment attraction sector and has overseas experience working in Japan, New Zealand, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Townsville is a significant export hub for goods (both primary and processed) to many parts of the globe. The region is also well recognised for its expertise in exports of professional services, particularly expertise in tropical environments.

Vic is keen to utilise TIQ and Austrade networks and resources to assist in progressing the development and investment opportunities in northern Australia as well as assisting small to medium businesses realise export opportunities.

Vic O'Keefe, Principal Trade and Investment Officer

Angela Rogers

Senior Project Officer

Angela Rogers, Senior Project Officer, based in Townsville, joins us with extensive experience in both domestic and more recently international education and training from a regional Queensland perspective.

After twelve years working in various marketing and recruitment roles at James Cook University, Reef HQ and Tourism marketing related companies, Angela has particular strengths in strategy implementation, marketing, recruitment and project management and holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Bachelor of Tourism Management from James Cook University.


TIQ office Townsville

North Regional Office
Level 1, 445 Flinders Street
(Verde Tower)
TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810
Australia

PO Box 5671
TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810

Tel: +61 7 4758 5000

Denise Kreymborg
Director, Regional Network, Queensland Operations
Tel: +61 7 4758 5001
Mob: +61 427 933 588
Email: denise.kreymborg@tiq.qld.gov.au

Vic O’Keefe
Principal Trade and Investment Officer (TradeStart Adviser)
Tel: +61 7 4758 5003
Mob: +61 418 322 971
Email: vic.okeefe@tiq.qld.gov.au

Angela Rogers
Senior Partnership Officer
Tel: +61 7 4758 5004
Mob: +61 459 879 203
Email: angela.rogers@tiq.qld.gov.au