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Meet the Team

Geraldine Christou

Geraldine Christou

Manager Economic Development

My team is responsible for business and industry development, grants co-ordination, tourism and events. We specialise in business, industry and local government knowledge and are dedicated to long term economic prosperity for our local businesses and industry. We provide services and information which can be tailored to individual investors and we are renowned for ‘rolling out the red carpet and eliminating the red tape’.

Michael Carrafa

Michael Carrafa

Team Leader Business and Industry Development

A key part of my role is identifying and cultivating investment attraction opportunities and assisting local business to grow. I’m committed to creating a smooth process for any potential investor wanting to set up shop in Greater Shepparton. In promoting economic advancement through industry collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship, I can give you the right information and contacts to make your business a success here in Greater Shepparton.

Rohan Sali

Rohan Sali

Economic Development Officer

I am the go to person for projects related to agriculture and horticulture, transport and education as well as international opportunities. I am proud of my town and its advancement and economic and social well-being underpins what I do in my role. We can’t wait to work with you in getting your business started or further grow your business right here in Greater Shepparton.

Tricia Martinek

Tricia Martinek

Business Development Officer - Greater Shepparton Business Centre

The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is an incubator for new business start-ups and emerging businesses. I have been involved in small business myself for over 15 years and am passionate about assisting new businesses to get a head start. I am empathetic and understand the challenges new businesses face. We welcome anyone wishing to start up a new business to come and visit us at the Greater Shepparton Business Centre, we will be sure to have something to offer you.

Tim Russell

Tim Russell

Shepparton CBD Place Manager

I am a point of contact within Council for CBD businesses and the broader community. I am also responsible for co-ordinating the revitalisation of the CBD by supporting businesses, attracting new investment and developing innovative concepts to activate the area. I am passionate about developing the role of the CBD in positioning Greater Shepparton as an attractive place to invest, do business, live, work and play.