Graeme Gulloch B. Com MBA (Edin)
Director Graeme Gulloch has procured close to $10 million in funding over the past 10 years for a variety of organisations and businesses with amounts ranging from $10,000 through to $2.5million.
He has exceptional business and marketing strategy skills plus a distinguished academic career gained in three countries. Graeme’s academic background, strong business acumen, insightful skills and an ability to think outside the square have made him an exceptional practitioner that has crossed business types and industry sectors. He is a specialist in regional development, government relations and multiple stakeholder environments.
Graeme undertook a Bachelor of Commerce – Management (1988) at the University of Wollongong. In 1991 he was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious University of Edinburgh Business School (Scotland) and in 1996 he successfully completed the Executive Development Institute of Tourism at the University of Hawaii by virtue of a scholarship associated with the NSW Young Achiever in Tourism Award. In 2000 he completed the Tourism Executive Development Programme at Southern Cross University, NSW.
His many achievements have included a highly commended in the NSW Young Achiever in Tourism Award (1995), Tourism NSW Marketing Award (1998) for a Regional Marketing Project and an Illawarra Tourism Award of Excellence – Marketing and Promotions Campaign for a Regional Conference Project (1999). Graeme also counts his role as co-author of the ground-breaking Wollongong Image Strategy as one of his major professional achievements.
Throughout his 20 years experience, he has managed a range of significant scale public relations programs including the community relations and media relations for the Port Kembla Port Corporation (1999 – 2005) featuring the Australian Port of the Year award, alliance building for port expansion, government relations, corporate announcements, the departure of the Managing Director and a major shipping accident. He worked with Transfield Services on community and employee relations and engagement during the start up Maintenance Alliance and BlueScope Steel Port Kembla, a period corresponding with the Transfield IPO.
Graeme’s academic background, strong business acumen, insightful skills and an ability to think outside the square have made him an exceptional practitioner that has crossed business types and industry sectors. He is a specialist in multiple stakeholder environments.
Outside of his work commitments he is a Director of the Illawarra Steelers Ltd and Company Secretary of Australia Industry World Ltd. In 2007, Graeme was appointed to the board of Wollongong City Employment Training (WCET).
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