2009 Queensland Managers of the Year

Professional Manager of the Year

Read more about the Professional Manager award category.

Winner

Paul Scurrah AFAIM - Brisbane
Executive General Manager, QR Passenger Pty Ltd

Finalists

  • Paul Scurrah AFAIM - Brisbane
    Executive General Manager, QR Passenger Pty Ltd
  • Donna-Maree O'Connor - Cairns
    Deputy Institute Director, Tropical North Qld Institute of TAFE
  • Dr Pierre Viljoen - Gladstone
    Head of Campus - Gladstone, Central Queensland University
  • Karan Davis AIMM - Gold Coast
    General Manager, Sanctuary Cove Body Corporate Services Pty Ltd
  • Allan Purse - Mackay
    General Manager, Mastermyne Pty Ltd
  • David Blackwell - Rockhampton
    Strategic Manager,Rockhampton Airport - Rockhampton Regional Council
  • Michael Dickinson - Sunshine Coast
    Site Senior Executive & Mine Manager, Southern Pacific Sands
  • Professor Bill Lovegrove FAIM - Toowoomba
    Vice-Chancellor & President, University of Southern Queensland
  • Anthony Ryan - Townsville
    Principal, Townsville Central State School

Owner Manager of the Year

Read more about the Owner Manager award category.

Winner

Jayne Arlett FAIM - Townsville
Director, Townsville Podiatry Centre

Finalists

  • Neill Clur FAIM - Brisbane
    Chief Executive Officer, DPSA Group
  • Sally Mlikota - Cairns
    Director, CBC Staff Selection
  • Simon Lush - Gold Coast
    Managing Director, Sovereign Energy
  • Kath O'Brien - Mackay
    Practice Owner Manager, South Side Medical Pty Ltd
  • Andrew Grima - Sunshine Coast
    Director, Affordable Home & Office Removals
  • Charlie Aston - Toowoomba
    Owner Manager, Bank of Queensland
  • Jayne Arlett FAIM - Townsville
    Director, Townsville Podiatry Centre

Rural/Regional Manager of the Year

Winner

Russell Toohey AFAIM - Townsville
Chief Executive Officer,Rural Industry Training & Extension Ltd

Finalists

  • Ailsa Lively - Cairns
    Chief Executive Officer, Gindaja Treatment & Healing Indigenous Corporation
  • John Gwydir - Gladstone
    Works Manager, Banana Shire Council
  • Brigid Fenech - Mackay
    Partner, PB Fenech
  • Alf Collins - Rockhampton
    General Manager, CBV Brahmans
  • Dan Papacek AM - Sunshine Coast
    Manager - Entomologist, Bugs for Bugs
  • Michael Dorey - Toowoomba
    General Manager, Kingaroy Newspapers APN Australian Publishing
  • Russell Toohey AFAIM - Townsville
    Chief Executive Officer, Rural Industry Training & Extension Ltd

Young Manager of the Year

Read more about the Young Manager award category.

Winner

Barbara Miller - Rockhampton
Strategic Manager People Performance and Wellbeing, Rockhampton Regional Council

Finalists

  • Allison White - Brisbane
    Manager - Strategic Priorities & Project Communications,Ergon Energy
  • Luckbir Singh - Cairns
    Partner and Practice Group Leader,MacDonnells Law
  • Leah Cockayne - Gladstone
    Ammonium Nitrate Operations Manager, Yarwun Site,Orica Australia Pty Ltd
  • John Boero - Gold Coast
    Area General Manager - Gold Coast, Amalgamated Holdings Limited
  • Jenny Gordon - Mackay
    General Manager, redhotblue
  • Barbara Miller - Rockhampton
    Strategic Manager People Performance and Wellbeing,Rockhampton Regional Council
  • Leanne Fretwell - Sunshine Coast
    Finance, Administration & Human Resources Manager, Springfree Trampoline Australia Pty Ltd
  • Bradley Rub - Toowoomba
    Store Manager, Cornetts IGA
  • Claudia Brumme-Smith - Townsville
    Marketing and Export Manager, Diva Cosmetics and Larissa Bright Australia