CHANMALI TREGAMBE - Industry Representative Director Nillumbik Tourism Association
Chanmali is a communications and government relations specialist with more than 25 years’ experience working as a consultant and in-house practitioner as well as running her own consultancy.
Over the past 20 years, together with her family has also developed a popular boutique winery, cellar door and café in the Yarra Valley. She is also the current Vice-President and Secretary of Nillumbik Tourism & Business.
As an in-house practitioner Chanmali managed communications for Australia Post in Victoria and Tasmania and was its spokesperson on key national issues. She also established and managed the corporate communications function at Sigma Pharmaceuticals, including stakeholder engagement, government advocacy and investor relations.
Chanmali has a significant background in politics with roles as Ministerial Advisor and Chief-Of-Staff in two Victorian Governments.
As a consultant, she has provided strategic advice on issues, media and crisis management in local government, tourism, energy, transport and environment and managed the secretariat for Regional Cities Victoria, comprising the Mayors and CEO’s of the ten largest rural councils in Victoria.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and Post-graduate Diplomas in Criminology and Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management.