RDA Sydney announces new Board Members

RDA Sydney announces new Board Members

Feb 1, 2024

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sydney is thrilled to announce the appointment of two members to its Board, commencing in January 2024.

Joining the RDA Sydney Board as new members are Fiona Rankin GAICD and Andrew Harvey FAICD.

Fiona is an experienced non-executive Director and is currently the Chief Information Officer for TAFE NSW. Prior to this role, Fiona was with the University of Wollongong and worked for NSW Treasury. As an Executive Leader at TAFE NSW, Fiona is a strong champion of diversity and has extensive knowledge of our regions, leading the digital direction of 156 TAFE campus’ across NSW.

Andrew is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and non-executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the primary health care and not-for-profit sectors. Andrew is currently CEO of Foresight Australia and is non-executive Director for Westhaven Ltd. Andrew has worked in local government and has strong regional experience, having been the CEO of Western NSW Primary Health Network based in Dubbo and the Central West, for over five years.

Chair, Anna Guillan AM, congratulated the new appointments noting their proven experience and strong executive leadership in diverse and dynamic environments.

“It is my great privilege to welcome both Fiona and Andrew to RDA Sydney’s Board, both are experienced Directors who bring a wealth of expertise, and strong involvement and understanding of NSW regions.”

We look forward to working with Fiona and Andrew to continue to support strong and sustainable regions, and to drive the key priorities of the Australian Government’s Regional Investment Framework (RIF) – investing in people, places, regional services, and in regional industries and local economies.

For more information, please visit https://rdasydney.org.au/about/executive-committee

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