Name: Nick Byrne

Role: National Judge

Nick has over 20 years experience in investment attraction, project management and urban planning. He has an educational background in town planning and marketing, and extensive experience in project development from concept to reality.  A significant part of his career has been working with the tourism industry to assist with the development of  new  tourism products and experiences in Victoria.

He currently works for the Victorian Government as a Senior Infrastructure Manager  to lead on the delivery of  major economic and capital  projects.

Nick has led submissions for new domestic and foreign investment and managed project feasibility, business case development and master plans for key projects.  Nick’s skills in stakeholder management, public consultation and the ability to take leadership on investment concepts and projects provide a solid platform for realising new investment.

Nick has been a judge and a mentor as part of the Victorian Tourism Awards for over 8 years and is currently a Board Director of the Seaworks Foundation.

Nick Byrne