Dave Whimpey is a senior executive whose background covers an extensive range of complex organisations, both ASX and not-for-profit. He has reported to Boards and managed budgets in excess of $2.5 billion, and managed workforce of more than 3000.
Currently Chief Executive Officer at Surf Life Saving Queensland, Dave has had senior executive roles with Jupiters, Tabcorp, KPMG, Coles and the Brisbane Racing Club, where he was CEO.
Dave’s experience and skills include business planning, entrepreneurship, leadership development, new business development, management consulting, strategy, strategic partnerships, business development, business strategy, executive management, leadership and venture capital management.
Known as a lateral hire specialist, leader and coach, Dave is strong in media, finance, marketing and operations, as well in risk management with a key focus on organisational culture. Most recently, Dave has been working in the not-for-profit sector, with a focus on community.