Craig has worked in local government (6 years) and regional development (14 years), including the last 12 years as CEO and Director of Regional Development for the Regional Development Australia Tasmania Committee. Over this 20 year period, Craig has worked with communities to support their strategic development, economic growth and improving social capacity.

Craig has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and International Business), Master of Business Management, is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program, and has also been awarded a Diploma for successfully completing the AICD Company Directors course.

Craig was an elected member with the Meander Valley Council for 9 years, including the last 7 as mayor, having stepped down in October 2018.

Craig has strong networks across Tasmania and a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges that community’s face. He is a board member of the Crimestoppers Tasmania and the Launceston Chamber of  Commerce, is a member of the Rotary Club of Central Launceston and is an active Hockey player.