In his immediate past role as Executive Director of Marketing for the South Australian Tourism Commission, Hill was credited for growing total tourism expenditure in the region from A$5.3B to A$8.1B in a four-year period (a 53% increase). He also led South Australian tourism’s recovery following the devastating bushfires in the state by developing successful campaigns to re-generate industry business. He was also responsible for an A$30M annual marketing budget and 55 staff across the world to market South Australia.
Hill has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Marketing and Accounting from the University of Adelaide, is a Certified Practising Marketer (FAMI) and a Patron of the Australian Marketing Institute. He has multiple awards for marketing campaigns over the years, and between 2018 – 2020, has ranked in the top 25 of CMO Magazine’s Top 50 Marketers in Australia.
Hill is a patron of the South Australian Marketing Institute, a Board Member of the Adelaide Thunderbirds netball organization, ATDW, Goldilocks smartsuits, and Ripple Effect.
The Minister for Tourism, Board and Management of Tourism Fiji, take this opportunity to thank the Acting CEO, Robert Thompson. Mr. Thompson has been a remarkable support, to both the industry and Government, having led the organization during this difficult time.