Sydney, 8 December 2023: The Night Time Industries Association has welcomed Amanda Lampe as its new Chairperson following its Annual General Meeting on November 30th.

Amanda Lampe is one of the leading public affairs professionals in Australia and brings a depth of governance and strategy experience to the NTIA. 

Amanda is an experienced Senior Executive and Board Director with experience in consumer goods, biotechnology, aviation, energy and financial services. She has also worked in government and politics, having been the Chief of Staff to former Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Principal Press Secretary to former NSW Premier Bob Carr.

She is currently Corporate Relations Director for Diageo in Australia with responsibility for public policy and regulation, sustainability, and communications. She has recently completed a corporate leadership program with Diageo on sustainability at Oxford University’s Säid Business School.  In addition, Amanda is a Non-Executive Director at Canberra Airport and recently finished up as Deputy Chair of Sydney WorldPride 2023.

Joining Amanda on the Board are new appointees Ash Nicholson, CBRE Director of Partnerships, and Karl Schlothauer, Independent Bars Association President. 

Night Time Industries Association CEO Mick Gibb says the experience, insights and expertise of the new Chairperson and board members comes at a pivotal time for the organisation.

“I am delighted that Amanda, Ash and Karl have joined the NTIA Board. They each bring a unique skill set and experiences that will be vital as the NTIA continues to grow and advocate for the night time economy.

“The night time economy in NSW is undergoing its most significant transformation in years. The role of the NTIA in this evolution is critical. Having the calibre of leaders that we do on our board will mean the NTIA is well placed to deliver for its members and the industry.”

Night Time Industries Association Chairperson Amanda Lampe says she is excited about the potential of the NTIA and the night time economy.

“The NTIA has played a significant role in advocating for the night time economy and its industries since its inception in 2018. Continuing to generate awareness of the value of the night time economy and foster deep collaboration between industry sectors will be pivotal for the organisation.

“I am looking forward to working alongside CEO Mick Gibb and the Board to realise the opportunities for the NTIA and industry.”


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