Management Committee – Elected 2018
Craig is a public health epidemiologist and researcher with post-graduate training in field epidemiology and applied science and is currently finalising a PhD thesis examining the molecular epidemiology of HIV in Queensland. Craig
Craig has been Brisbane-based most of his life and cycling as a commuter for health for most of that time. Comfortable either in a grupetto or solo, Craig has recently branched into commuter ebiking for the ease and convenience. Craig cycles for health and environmental benefits and dreams of future cycling holiday tours.
Craig is drawn toward volunteering with the BQ management committee because he believes in the positive personal and societal benefits from cycling and wants to help others realise and achieve the same by facilitating better and safer cycling road networks and infrastructure.
Lisa Davies Jones
Treasurer, Management Committee – Elected 2020
Lisa Davies-Jones is Chief Executive Mackay Hospital and Health Service, North Queensland. Lisa has had a broad-ranging healthcare career within nursing, service improvement, healthcare management and clinical governance. She has worked in senior health leadership roles in the United Kingdom and Queensland. She recently established the Office of Rural and Remote Health within Queensland prior to taking up her role in Mackay.
Lisa likes to work collaboratively across industries to improve health equity in rural and remote Queensland and is a big believer in community engagement. Lisa recognises the essential role safety plays in increasing the number of people who can experience the well-being benefits of bike riding.
When she’s not working Lisa can be found on her road bike. Lisa enjoys riding in the bunch and solo riding when wanting to connect with nature and rebalance. Lisa enjoys the challenge and camaraderie of a group event and is known the have the occasional race.
Management Committee – Temporary May – September 2021
Rachel Nolan is a public policy specialist and non-executive director with a keen interest in cycling.
Rachel is the Executive Director, Queensland of the McKell Institute, an independent policy thinktank that specialises in economic policy, inequality and sustainability. McKell Queensland has conducted significant research on sustainable transport.
Rachel is a former Queensland MP and Minister for Transport, Natural Resources, Finance and the Arts. As Transport Minister she created an Office of Sustainable Transport, significantly increased the active transport budget and in 2010 was awarded the Cycling Promotion Fund’s national award for contribution to cycling by a politician.
Management Committee – elected 2020
Lea has held senior positions in government for many years and has worked with researchers and innovators across Queensland.
She enjoys cycling in its different forms, from being a kid that rode everywhere, a commuter, for fitness and to enjoy a chat and fresh air. Cycling should be an option to be enjoyed by anyone of any age and ability. We need infrastructure and services that support all modes of transport and harmonious interactions.
She is working with the BQ Management Committee to support its vision for cycling as part of everyday life as BQ tries to collaborate with the many smart people and partners in Queensland to improve cycling experiences for people across the state.
Audine is an experienced lawyer having practised for 17 years (in both the private and public sectors). Audine also holds post-graduate qualifications in journalism and international relations. She has utilised her business and legal knowledge and well-developed analytical skill set to contribute to BQ’s management committee during her tenure. She possesses strong commercial acumen having advised clients in a wide range of industry sectors. Audine’s interest in cycling has developed through her participation in triathlon and she understands the needs and concerns of cyclists from both a sport and recreation perspective. She is keen to see more women participate in cycling given it has significant benefits for overall health and wellbeing but appreciates the many challenges women face in getting on a bike.