Our Staff

RDA Sunshine Coast is a small, passionate team dedicated to strengthening, building and empowering the region.

Our community-based organisation’s vision is to create an innovative, dynamic, connected and sustainable Sunshine Coast.

A Federal Government initiative, we identify local priorities, align resources, engage stakeholders and play a key leadership role in engaging our local community in change and innovation.

Our Team

Paul Fisher
CEO

Paul Fisher

Paul has more than 25 years’ international strategic and operational leadership experience, in sectors as diverse as logistics, international humanitarian aid, digital media and social impact.

He has performed CEO, Managing Director and Board-level (NED) roles in high-growth start-up SME to established national and global enterprises.

Paul also has more than 20 years’ experience in the Australian digital media industry, served on the Board of the United Nations International Children’s’ Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Australia, led commercial organisations both in Australia and across the Asia Pacific region, and was a member of the Sunshine Coast Council Knowledge and Professional Services High Value Industries Task Force.

Most recently, Paul was the CEO of The UnLtd Foundation, the media, marketing and advertising industry foundation focused on undoing youth disadvantage in Australia.

Paul has also coordinated emergency humanitarian operations in Rwanda and Kosovo for CARE Australia. He has a post graduate certificate in Change Management form the Australian Graduate School of Management.