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JT tackles the boardroom

Published on 28 Nov 2018

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Johnathan Thurston

Talking with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in November 2018, Thurston admitted he now felt very much like “a small fish in a big pond” as he navigates his new career in the corporate world.

Thurston speaks about being offered a role on the Board of Queensland Tourism and Events and why he was seen keen to embrace the opportunity.

I didnt take much convincing. I thought it was a good opportunity for me to take on and learn how boards operate,” he told AICD. “And I can learn about the industry as well – because I like travel and so does my wife.

He also spoke about the work he is doing as Managing Director of the JTAcademy: This is something I am extremely proud of,he says.Education is the key and thats what I am passionate about.

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