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The South Australian Tourism Industry Council is governed by an elected Board who represent the Members' interests. The Board’s role is to plan and establish policies that are consistent with and reinforce the mission and values of SATIC.

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Richard Mussell - SATIC Chair - Retiring

YHA South Australia

Richard is the Chair of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council.

Richard commenced his career in the travel and tourism industry after completing a Travel Agents Diploma in the UK in 1986. After 4 years as a travel consultant Richard undertook several industry sales roles with Cathay Pacific Airways in London then Air New Zealand after arriving in Adelaide in 1995. In 1997 Richard moved to Consolidated Travel as Sales Manager, then promoted to State Manager in 2000 before commencing as CEO of YHA South Australia in August 2005. Richard has a Marketing Diploma, Bachelor of Business, has completed the Company Directors Course and is currently studying for an MBA with UniSA. Richard is a founding board member of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council and President of Skal International Adelaide.


Brenton Davis - SATIC Vice Chair

Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action

Brenton is the Director of Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action (KIOA), one of the premier adventure tourism businesses in South Australia.  He is also very active in the tourism industry - Vice Chair of Tourism Kangaroo Island, a community representative on the TOMM (Tourism Optimisation Management Model) Committee, and an Industry Representative on the Australian National Landscapes Kangaroo Island Steering Committee. As an industry leader, Brenton is currently mentoring an International Tourism student through the Connect Flinders program, and is undertaking ongoing business training.



Sally Neville 

 Restaurant & Catering SA            

Sally Neville is CEO for Restaurant & Catering SA, the peak body for the restaurant & catering sector. Having previously owned and managed her own restaurant and catering businesses in SA over more than 20 years she is well aware of the challenges of running small businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector. She is a member of the Academic Board for the International College of Hotel Management, holds an Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma and sits on the South Australian Tourism Food & Wine Action Group.


Cate Gaston

Adelaide City Council

Cate is an experienced tourism professional having been in the industry for over 10 years. Previously she has held positions with the South Australian Tourism Commission, Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, SeaLink Travel Group and is currently the Tourism Advisor at Adelaide City Council. As Tourism Advisor, Cate is responsible for the implementation of the City of Adelaide Tourism Action Plan, working with key industry stakeholders and the ongoing development of Visitor Information Services.

Cate is also involved in various tourism and community associations including Young ATEC SA Branch student mentoring program and is on the Catherine House Charitable Trust which assists homeless women with supported living and education and training.


Stuart Livingstone 

Top Tourist Parks of Australia (National)

Stuart Livingstone is the CEO of Top Tourist Parks of Australia (National).  Prior to this Stuart was the CEO of the Caravan and Camping Industries Association of SA (CCIASA), a position he held for the past eleven years.  The CCIASA represents and promotes business and service excellence among 130 caravan and camping associated businesses, and it provides vital self-drive tourism information and support to the travelling public.

Stuart is also a member of the CRVA National Marketing Committee. The self-drive tourism industry has experienced record manufacturing growth in recent years. Currently over 6.5 million Australians enjoy the caravanning and camping lifestyle with a surge in participation by people in the 30 to 49 age group.


Brad Riddle  

Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula

Brad is the Tourism Development Manager for the Eyre Peninsula region which encompasses eleven local government areas.  Having worked in the tourism industry since 1998, Brad has undertaken a wide variety of roles across  numerous facets of the tourism industry: Coordinator - SA Whale Centre Victor Harbor, Tourism Product Development Officer – Flinders Ranges, Tour Manager – Kangaroo Island Wilderness Resort,  Tour Guide - Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, Groovy Grape Getaways, Go Ride A Wave, Specialist Adventure Guide (Canada) .  Brad has a degree in Ecotourism for Flinders University and having managed his own SME has a firm understanding of small business management and the associated pressures.


Trevor Evans - Retiring

Australian Hotels Association SA

Trevor is the Manager of Industrial Relations and Human Resources for the Australian Hotels Association of South Australia. Trevor has also been appointed as an assessor to sit with the Industrial Relations Commission on dispute proceedings between apprentices, trainees and employers.


Shaun deBruynShaun deBruyn

South Australian Tourism Commission

In 2001 Shaun commenced his employment with the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) and has held a number of positions including Manager – Experience Development and Regional Tourism Manager of Tourism Eyre Peninsula (based in Port Lincoln).  Prior to his employment with the SATC, Shaun completed a degree in Cultural Tourism at Flinders University.  Shaun has a diverse work background including small business, teaching and seven years in the construction industry.  His professional focuses included destination and experience development, strategic planning and sales/ marketing / distribution

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