Inspiring new solutions, and building culture

Our leadership team is committed to engaging with industry employers, leaders, professionals, and experts to future-proofing the manufacturing industry.

Rebecca Andrews

Chief Executive Officer

With an extensive career spanning over 25 years, Rebecca brings a wealth of experience in driving economic development initiatives and delivering impactful outcomes, especially within the manufacturing sector.

Before joining Manufacturing Skills Queensland, Rebecca held pivotal leadership roles, including her position as the Queensland State Head of the Australian Industry Group and Deputy Director-General of Small Business in the Department of Employment, Small Business, and Training. She has also contributed her insights and expertise to various boards and advisory groups, including the esteemed Ministerial Manufacturing Council.

Rebecca’s leadership comes at a crucial juncture as we navigate the future of manufacturing in Queensland. The Queensland Government recognises her role in shaping the skills and capabilities necessary for the industry’s evolution. Her extensive knowledge and passion will undoubtedly drive our commitment to excellence and innovation.


Andrew Dutton

Director, Programs and Commercial Delivery


Quinn Sunderland

Director, Advocacy, Communication and Engagement


Patricia Smith

Director, Corporate Services

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At Manufacturing Skills Queensland we are reimagining how we design, develop and implement training, skills and workforce solutions for industry. This means bold ideas and a willingness to tackle the big challenges.


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Corporate governance

Our work supports the Queensland Government’s $70 million investment in manufacturing skills and training. The MSQ board guides the organisation’s strategy and ensures investment in manufacturing skills and training through the Annual Training Plan meet the needs of industry.


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