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Jimmy Scott

Jimmy Scott

Queensland Reconstruction Authority

Jimmy oversees implementation of the Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience (2017) which is focused on empowering Queensland communities to build their disaster resilience. He leads a team working across all levels of government and numerous agencies to coordinate a collaborative approach to policy, information management, project delivery and stakeholder engagement. 

Prior to this, Jimmy was QRA’s General Manager, Operations for three years, assisting state and local governments prepare for and respond to natural disasters.  

Holding a Bachelor of Business and Arts, Jimmy is experienced in state government grants administration, principally to local government, and has worked across both the Queensland and Northern Territory governments. He is dedicated to helping communities build their resilience, enabling quick recovery following natural disasters. 

Fun facts 

  • The second language I speak is Japanese 

  • The dorkiest thing about me is I’m a plane spotter 

  • My least favourite meal is chicken sushi – need time to adjust to eating raw chicken.