Economic Development and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee

Committee membership

This table provides information on the membership of the Economic Development and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee, including Chair, Deputy Chair, Shadow Chair and members.
Chair Councillor Krista Adams
Deputy Chair Councillor Sarah Hutton
Shadow Chair Councillor Jared Cassidy
Members Councillor Steven Huang
Councillor Greg Adermann
Councillor Kara Cook

The responsibilities of the Economic Development and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee are to:

  • coordinate the whole of Council response to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • oversee the implementation of projects related to Olympic and Paralympic Games venues as determined in conjunction with relevant State and Federal Governing bodies
  • plan for precincts identified as Olympic and Paralympic Games sites in conjunction with other relevant Council Committees
  • ensure that economic development opportunities of the Olympic and Paralympic Games are harnessed for the benefit of the residents of Brisbane
  • enhance Brisbane’s economic position
  • ensure that small business is supported with Council programs and events
  • promote and integrate Brisbane’s marketing and business attraction opportunities
  • promote investment in Brisbane
  • manage Brisbane’s Economic Development Plan and implement its recommendations
  • deliver programs and initiatives that support Brisbane business at any level of growth
  • ensure the successful operation of Brisbane Economic Development Agency
  • encourage new opportunities in the tourism sector
  • work with the small business community to ensure Council is responsive to the needs of the sector and support the creation of local jobs
  • develop strong relationships with multicultural communities, corporate organisations and the business community that maximise the benefits they receive from the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  
Last updated: 12 August 2021