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Board Director

Destination Gold Coast Board Director - Peta Fielding

Peta Fielding is the CEO and Director of Burleigh Brewing Company, which she co-founded with her master brewer husband, Brennan Fielding, in 2006.

After being awarded the inaugural Bond University Law School Scholarship, Peta practised law at Arthur Robinson and Hedderwicks in Melbourne from 1993-1996.

She then worked for two years in Japan with the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games Organising Committee in a variety of areas including team liaison, technology, broadcast, volunteer recruitment and training. Following the Games until 2001, Peta was the Assistant to the Consul-General at the Australian Consulate General in Hawaii.

Since 2006 Peta has successfully steered Burleigh Brewing Company’s fortunes through testing economic cycles. She directed the business establishment, finances and operations and continues to manage the company’s unique product and brand development. Peta is passionate about the Gold Coast and actively pursues opportunities for Burleigh Brewing to engage with the local community – residents and visitors alike.

In 2013 Burleigh Brewing Company was named the Queensland Telstra Business of the Year and in 2014 the company earned the title of Gold Coast Business of the Year. Peta is the former Chair of the Australian Craft Beer Industry Association and is a Board member of Major Events Gold Coast. Peta served a seven-year term as a director of the Bond University Council and was previously Chair of the Bond University Alumni Advisory Board. Peta is currently a Director of the Bleached Arts Limited and served as Board Member of GOLDOC for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.