John Aitken

Board Director

John Aitken

John is non executive board member and one of Australia’s leaders in economic development and placemaking for cities. For 10 years, John was CEO of Brisbane’s economic development board (2008 - 2017). Following his tenure at Brisbane Marketing, John went on to found Brisbane-based consultancy Inspiring Cities. In this current role, John has worked on city building strategic plans and placemaking projects in Australia and New Zealand. John is currently on Tourism Transport Forum Advisory Board and Chair of leading recruitment firm OnTalent.