Introducing our new QLD Executive Officer

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Adam Cheyne joins the team at PLA

Adam is a qualified Town Planner and sports industry professional with over 14 years experience across a range of leadership, management and project roles. Adam has held senior leadership roles in both National and State Sporting Organisations, across the fields of sport facility and infrastructure planning, strategic planning, advocacy, government relations, community engagement, and sports participation strategy. Adam's professional experience includes roles at a number of local governments and private consultancy, across metropolitan and regional areas. Adam experience also extends to the delivery a number of regional and state significant projects across the sports/leisure, residential, community, environment, social and transport sectors.

Leading community, environmental, health and social outcomes, integrated with human centered thinking is at the heart of Adam's approach. Ensuring we as an industry provide and deliver more accessible, innovative and human centered parks, sports facilities, and spaces for all of our community to enjoy is key for our current and future generations.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Planning) from RMIT, and a Master of Business (Sports Management) from Deakin University. In addition to Parks and Leisure Australia and is also an active member of the Planning Institute of Australia and the Sports Environment Alliance.

It is with incredible excitement to join PLAQLD as the new Executive Officer and lead the growth of the People Behind the Places across our exciting and diverse industry within Queensland. I look forward to connecting further with our members, partners, governments and stakeholders, and growing our PLAQLD network with you all. I thank the Queensland Councillors for their support and look forward to my PLA QLD journey.

Contact Adam plaqld@parksleisure.com.au or 0407 687 890
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