Mark Francis - Chief Executive Officer
Mark Francis began his career in the events industry after completing formal education at LaTrobe University in hospitality, business and events management. Since this time he has held various roles within the accommodation, events, tourism and local government.
Mark is the CEO Murray Regional Tourism Board, and is responsible for driving the strategic direction for the industry in the Murray from Albury/Wodonga through to Mildura/Wentworth.
Within his role strategic planning and stakeholder management is critical partnering with two state governments, 13 local governments and a range of state and federal cross border organisations.
Challenge is something working in regional areas always delivers, being cross border adds to this, however this is something which Mark is working with the industry to turn into a strategic advantage.