Hamilton is a well-respected and highly motivated hands-on leader with proven experience in stakeholder relations, strategic communications, and membership and events management. Bringing together key leaders and influencers, he has delivered better social and environmental outcomes for all. Previously Hamilton led the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) in South Australia and the Northern Territory for 14 years and undertook various national roles including CEO, Company Secretary and Director, Partnerships and Collaboration. Prior to CEDA, Hamilton held senior roles within policy, public affairs and economics with the RAA, Business SA, WorkCover and Department of Premier and Cabinet. Hamilton is passionate about gender equity, diversity and inclusion and has a keen interest in environment and social justice. Hamilton sits on several voluntary boards including the Crescent Institute of SA (Founding Chair) and SA Leaders for Gender Equity.