LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES and the pneumatic nail gun are arguably the biggest changes the construction industry has seen in living memory. These technologies helped tradespeople do what they do a little faster and a little more easily. Innovative for sure, but hardly revolutionary. Then consider our training model – the apprenticeship system. At its core, it …
As the CEO of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Brett initiates and leads partnerships with industry, government, employers, unions, educators, trainers and associations to develop initiatives and programs to grow the skills base and capacity of Queensland’s building and construction industry workforce. Brett is passionate about ensuring the workforce meets the demand of employers, and he is active in national and state policy discussions and initiatives to predict and grow the skills base.
Brett brought to CSQ extensive experience in the leadership and management of training and education organisations, earned working in a range of industry sectors including RTOs, professional services firms, and other industry bodies.
Brett has qualifications in Education, Business and Public Policy and many years of experience managing training and education organisations. He has served on multiple State and National Committees, and Company Boards and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Brett is Queensland’s representative to the Australian Industry Skills Committee. Brett is currently a Board Director on the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (the Queensland building regulator) and was recently appointed to the Board of Jobs Queensland.