Todd Williams was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Regional Development Australia - Hunter in January 2010.
The newly established RDA Hunter marks a new beginning for regional advocacy and provides a much needed single voice from the region to all levels of government. Its Hunter priorities include education and training, economic diversification, infrastructure development, innovation and social inclusion.
Mr Williams is an active member of local business networks and has a strong business education including a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from his home-town university, Newcastle.
He was previously Director-Operations of Newcastle University Sport. Mr Williams is a former Hunter Business Chamber Young Achiever of the Year where he was recognised for his innovative and successful approach to the establishment of The Forum Health & Wellness Centre, Harbourside. The establishment of the Centre paved the way for the integration of health and fitness into a precinct that was evolving into a vibrant place for people to live and work.