Alton Twine

Alton is a highly experienced former public servant with a long record of passionate and effective advocacy for cycling and sustainable transport. A previous member of the Australian Bicycle Council, he had substantial input into strategy, planning and implementation of cycling facilities and behaviour change programs at all levels of government delivering more bikeways, facilities and active travel programs. In 2009 he was awarded Cycling Professional of the Year. Alton’s vision is to position BQ at the forefront of advocacy for cycling, and to improve the offering for members across the State, reinvigorating membership, insurance and events, as well has having meaningful input on behalf of members into proposals and projects that benefit cyclists. 

Andrew Demack
Director of Advocacy

Andrew Demack, Bicycle Queensland’s Director of Advocacy, brings a wealth of skills to his role. With a background in journalism and event management, he effectively communicates the organisation’s mission. He’s a passionate cyclist who enjoys rugged bush trails and was instrumental in growing cyclocross in Queensland. Andrew’s dedication extends to managing community engagement and government relations statewide, advocating for cycling-friendly infrastructure. His commitment to cycling as a sustainable means of transportation and recreation makes him a valuable asset to Bicycle Queensland and the wider cycling community.

Haidee van Ruth
Business Manager

As the Business Manager at Bicycle Queensland (BQ), Haidee plays a crucial role in steering the organisation towards sustainability and growth. With a strong focus on finances, budgeting, and compliance, Haidee oversees insurance policies and manage audits.