JT tackles the boardroom

JT tackles the boardroom

Talking with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in November 2018, Thurston admitted he now felt very much like “a small fish in a big pond” as he navigates his new career in the corporate world.

Thurston speaks about being offered a role on the Board of Queensland Tourism and Events and why he was seen keen to embrace the opportunity.

I didnt take much convincing. I thought it was a good opportunity for me to take on and learn how boards operate,” he told AICD. “And I can learn about the industry as well – because I like travel and so does my wife.

He also spoke about the work he is doing as Managing Director of the JTAcademy: This is something I am extremely proud of,he says.Education is the key and thats what I am passionate about.

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