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PATRICIA O’CALLAGHAN

Chief Executive Officer
DESTINATION Gold Coast 

Destination Gold Coast Board Director - John Morris


Patricia is an experienced Chief Executive Officer who has held significant senior executive positions over the past 15 years and has a passion for growing companies, communities and bettering the lives of people.

More recently, Patricia was the Chief Executive Officer for Townsville Enterprise, a position she held for six years.

With extensive experience in strategy development, advocacy, corporate communications, government, stakeholder and media relations and marketing, Patricia has a proven record of working with communities to convert strategy into tangible outcomes.

Patricia has previously been accepted into the Australian American Young Leadership Dialogue, was recently named 2018 BOSS Young Executive by the Australian Financial Review and was the recipient of the 2014 Australian Institute of Management – Young Manager of the Year Award for Queensland.