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until the 2018 Commonwealth Games commence.
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April 4 to 15 2018

Ian Whitehead

General Manager Venues and Services

Ian Whitehead brings more than 20 years of government and semi-government executive-level experience to the planning and management of key Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018) infrastructure.

Prior to his Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation appointment, Ian was General Manager, Operations for Stadiums Queensland, where he was responsible for the operational performance of Queensland’s major sporting and recreational infrastructure - a portfolio of nine venues valued at more than $1.2 billion.

He has also held several executive positions with the Queensland Government’s Sport and Recreation Services Department and was Managing Director of the Gold Coast Motor Racing Events Company for 10 years.

Ian played a major role in the planning of infrastructure and the development of the winning bid to host the Games.