Timothy Ellis

Tim is the Manager of Economic Development and Events at the City of Greater Geelong and leads Geelong’s designation as a UNESCO City of Design.

Originally from London, Tim has more than 30 years’ experience in business, working across a number of international and Australian based private and public sectors before moving into state and local government where he has amassed a wealth of experience as a senior leader in economic and community development.

Tim is currently Chair of the Victorian branch of Economic Development Australia and leads a dynamic team promoting Geelong as the home to national and international events as well as business and major investment, defence, agribusiness, employment programs, clean technologies and data intelligence.