Alannah GottschalkGeneral Manager

Alannah has extensive event management experience developed across a range of industries over the past 15 years. Alannah was appointed General Manager in late 2016 and is responsible for the overall operational management of the organisation. An avid volleyball and netball player, Alannah is well suited to lead the champion team.

Prior to commencing with ICMS Australasia, Alannah spent seven years working for the Victorian State Government at Parks Victoria. Alannah’s most recent role was Executive Director, leading and managing the Public Affairs team which included Ministerial and Government Liaison, Stakeholder and Community Engagement, Media and Communications, Board and Executive Secretariat and Business and Corporate Strategy.

Alannah also worked with the team at Parks Victoria to deliver multiple events, including the Australian Formula 1 ® Grand Prix at Albert Park and IUCN World Parks Congress 2014.

Alannah is innovative, flexible and adaptive – enabling her to deliver a broad range of outcomes. However, her government background also provides her with a very strong understanding of governance and risk management.

Alannah is passionate about delivering successful, engaging events which provide exceptional value for both guests and clients. She is also a skilled communications professional and is experienced in brand and reputation management.

Alannah holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Sport and Event Management.