WELCOME: RDA Sunshine Coast CEO Estella Rodighiero
WELCOME: RDA Sunshine Coast CEO Estella Rodighiero

RDA Sunshine Coast appoints CEO

REGIONAL economic development expert and strategic business consultant Estella Rodighiero has been appointed as the new CEO for Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast, replacing Russell Mason.

Ms Rodighiero's regional development career has spanned 20 years and has included roles as CEO of the Regional Advisory Institute in Brisbane, and RDA Moreton Bay, where she was CEO for 10 years.

RDA Sunshine Coast chair Tony Riddle said he was excited to have "someone of this calibre and experience join our team, enabling her to hit the ground running to further RDA programs and initiatives in our region".

Ms Rodighiero said RDA Sunshine Coast was uniquely positioned to advocate for local projects in collaboration with businesses, the community and all three levels of government, to make a positive impact through the delivery of regional services and programs.

"I look forward to working with all stakeholders who are making a real difference with on-the-ground projects that encourage economic growth and jobs creation for the Sunshine Coast," she said.

Mr Riddle thanked interim CEO Anne Lawrence for her support and for ensuring continuity and a smooth transition during the recruitment process.

For more, visit www. rdasunshinecoast.org.au.