Investor Testimonials

Brisbane is committed to strengthening trade and commerce across the globe and rapidly becoming an economic powerhouse in the Asia Pacific region. Below are some of Brisbane's top investors and their testimonials.

Volvo Group Australia

President and CEO Arne Knaben speaks about what has made Brisbane such a successful location for its manufacturing and engineering head office for more than 40 years. 


Managing Director and Group CEO Iqbal Jumabhoy tells us why it has chosen to invest in Brisbane's robust hotel market with the help of Brisbane Marketing.


Partner Jonathan Fulcher discusses why Brisbane is a fantastic investment destination and how HopgoodGanim has benefited from its partnership with the Investment Attraction team. 

Bechtel Corporation

Mining and Metals President Andy Greig tells us why a global analysis led to its Mining and Metals division being globally head-quartered in Brisbane.

Port of Brisbane

Chief Executive Officer Russell Smith talks about the Port of Brisbane as a major infrastructure asset to the region and why Brisbane is an excellent place to do business. 

Halfbrick Studios

Chief Marketing Officer Phil Larsen tells us why being based in Brisbane continues to contribute to Halfbrick’s position at the forefront of the Australian game development industry.


General Manager Mining Leo Kaloglou talks about why Komatsu has chosen to invest $55 million in a new facility in Brisbane.


Managing Partner Tony Schiffmann discusses the benefits of being a corporate partner of Brisbane Marketing's Investment Attraction team and why Brisbane is an attractive investment destination. 


Emmy Award-winners Tracy Robertson and Nathan Mayfield discuss opportunities for creative businesses in Brisbane to be innovative and pioneering.

Reading Room

Chief Executive Officer Margaret Manning discusses the significance of social media skills and how Brisbane's cultural and intellectual capital are second to none.


Chief Executive Officer Andrew Jessett discusses how Brisbane, headquarters for many of the world's most important mining companies, plays a key role in the growth, both domestically and internationally, of Mineware.

Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A (OHL, Spain)

Commercial Country Manager Ana Lopez-Tulloch talks about why Brisbane is OHL's port of choice into the Asia Pacific market.

Australian Country Choice

Chief Executive Officer David Foote discusses Brisbane's competitive advantage as a strategic location for manufacturing, logistics and distribution to Australia's eastern seaboard and beyond.

Professor Ian Frazer

Professor Ian Frazer, of the Diamantina Institute at University of Queensland, discusses how Brisbane, with its strong research community, has become a hotspot for biomedical research.

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