The Board of Commerce Ballarat is elected from within the membership and are highly experienced people.
The Board are representative of a diverse range of industry sectors and bring together a wealth of local knowledge, expertise and ambition for Ballarat and the region.
Our Board Members
David began his real estate career in 1988 and is a joint Managing Director of Colliers International in both Ballarat and Geelong. His extensive commercial real estate experience is testament to his passion and commitment to this great city of Ballarat.
Hayley is a Director at BJT Legal practising in all areas of business and commercial law. She is a mum to a toddler and in her limited spare time tries to get on the driving range to practice her golf swing.
Jamie is passionate about Ballarat and passionate about business. He is a principal at Crowe Horwath, and has qualifications as a chartered accountant and financial planner. He has 25 years experience assisting small and medium businesses with their accounting, wealth creation and tax minimisation strategies.
Carmel is a director of WMFlynn P/L commercial builders, with her husband Peter. She is very passionate about Ballarat and loves living in the inner city. Her goal is to speak to as many business owners as she can to get a real feel for how business is performing in the region.
Scott has 20 years business management experience in several fields, and owned and operated his first business at the age of 24. In 2008 Scott returned to study and completed a Business Management Degree at University of Ballarat (Federation University).
Graham works as an independent consultant, currently establishing a real estate development and investment company based in Ballarat. He is also engaged as an administration and marketing Consultant to four regional real estate agencies and is currently setting up international trade agreements with partners in China to buy real estate in Australia, focusing on regional Victoria. Prior to this 25yrs in media with 3BA, Advertising Manager at The Courier and General Manager at The Standard in Warrnambool.
Whitney has a passion for health sciences, being both a Dietitian and a Scientist. Having worked in metropolitan, regional and remote areas in Australia, she now enjoys being home in Ballarat where she works as a Private Practising Dietitian consulting for several local clinics. Whitney enjoys staying active, loves to cook for friends and family, and is committed to improving the health and commerce of our thriving city.
Cr Amy Johnson
City of Ballarat North Ward
Ballarat’s youngest ever female Councillor, Amy Johnson has a strong focus on city activation, fiscal responsibility, arts and events and community health. Cr Johnson is motivated by a desire to ensure growth in the municipality is matched by appropriate services and infrastructure; job creation is a priority, as is the focus on attracting new industry and businesses that will stimulate the local economy and result in an improved lifestyle for residents. Cr Johnson is a Community Development Portfolio Councillor.