Stephen Tait - Chief Executive Officer
Stephen joined the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland in January 2012 as Chief Executive Officer and is fiercely committed to ensuring Queensland’s 400,000 small businesses continue to be the driving force of the state’s social and economic prosperity.
Throughout this period, CCIQ have supported Queensland small businesses in their desire to innovate and adapt to the challenges of the future economy while proactively advocating on their behalf with all levels of Government for the creation of the best possible business environment for its members and the broader business community.
Stephen is an entrepreneurial and commercially astute business leader who has guided CCIQ though a significant period of change which has seen the Chamber post its 7th year of significant growth in its membership, profitability and media exposure to reach unprecedented levels.
With National and International experience in business strategy, strategic marketing and change leadership within dynamic business environments, Stephen arrived from Scotland via a proven track record of achievement forged in global media, in London, Melbourne and Sydney.
Stephen is a noted speaker, passionate advocate and driver of change and represents CCIQ and the interests of Queensland business as a member of several Government, Enterprise and Non-Profit Boards.