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Dianne Smith

Adjunct Professor, College of Business

Dianne currently holds the position of Executive Director, Melbourne Chamber of Commerce.

Previously, she was the Chief Executive, Victorian Tourism Industry Council. In that role, Dianne used knowledge gained from over 20 years in the tourism industry, working in regional and Melbourne positions, and covering marketing, visitor services, policy and strategy.

She has also worked as Manager Tourism Partnerships, Parks Victoria, a role which she undertook for nine years.

Prior to parks, Dianne was Executive Director, Ballarat Tourism; and Marketing and Visitor Services Manager at Melbourne Zoo.

Dianne represented regional tourism on the State Government’s Community Support Fund Community Advisory Panel in the late 1990s.

She has also worked in the hotel and computer industries, and has a Bachelor of Economics and Politics from Monash University.

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