The Hon Don Page, Chair of Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan McGrath to the position of Director of Regional Development, RDA Northern Rivers.
Nathan brings over 25 years of business and advisory experience to the role and looks forward to continuing working with Northern Rivers business and industry and key agencies to advance economic and employment opportunities in the region.
“Nathan has a wealth of commercial and business experience together with a deep knowledge and understanding of our region. His strategic thinking, analytical ability and communication skills with stakeholders will be an enormous asset to RDA-Northern Rivers and the community generally.” Mr Page said.
“The Board and I look forward to working with Nathan to increase employment opportunities and further reduce our unemployment rate, which I’m happy to report has halved across the region in the past five years.”
Nathan’s career extends across corporate and SME environments, along with consulting programs with the federal government. He brings a strong commercial background with demonstrated success across multiple industries including distribution, manufacturing, and consulting services.
Having grown up in the Northern Rivers and returned to the area in recent years Nathan holds strong feelings regarding the development and opportunities available to our region.
“I have worked with Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers in a stakeholder capacity over the past 10 years and have seen the important role it plays with employment, industry, and our regions communities. I look forward to working with the Board to continue delivering on RDA’s charter across the Northern Rivers” he said.
Chair of RDA-Northern Rivers, The Hon Don Page thanked Tim Williamson for his contribution to creating employment opportunities in the region over the past five years.
“We were fortunate to have Tim as Director of Regional Development and the Board is excited to have Nathan McGrath take over that role.”
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