Park management

NRMA Parks and Resorts

Meet the management team

Paul Davies

Chief Executive Officer

Paul commenced with NRMA Parks
and Resorts as CEO in July 2017 with the completion of the transfer of ownership of NRMA Parks and Resorts to the NRMA. Paul was previously Executive General Manager, Travel and Touring at the NRMA, leading the team responsible for the travel and touring portfolio of businesses within the NRMA group. Paul is also currently a member of the Tourism Industry Advisory Council of the NSW Business Chamber.

Before joining the NRMA, Paul held a variety of senior commercial and marketing roles within the tourism and travel industry.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Cambridge University and a Masters of Business Administration from York University, Toronto.

Matt Bruckner

Chief Operating Officer

Matt joined ATPM in 2010 and has the responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the portfolio of managed and owned parks and the maintenance and development of the infrastructure of the NRMA Parks & Resorts network. Matt ensures there is a safe, effective and efficient operating environment delivering great customer and client satisfaction levels and creates a robust yet dynamic environment to enable the achievement of NRMA Parks & Resorts long-term and short-term strategic growth ambitions.

Matt’s career history includes experience in the Legal, Telecommunications, Manufacturing & Construction, Hospitality and Tourism industries.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce (major in Finance & Accounting) from Griffith University and is a qualified CPA.

Deborah Holland

General Manager – Marketing and Sales

Deborah joined NRMA Parks and Resorts in December 2016 as General Manager, Marketing and Sales.

Passionate about tourism marketing, Deborah has forged a solid career working with arguably some of Australia’s best-known products and destinations including a 12 month contract marketing manager role with Tourism and Events Queensland, and Village Roadshow Theme Parks responsible for international consumer marketing. She also spent 5 years with Mantra Group leading a team responsible for tactical and digital marketing streams.

Deborah holds a Masters of Marketing Management from Griffith University and recently completed a Chartered Institute of Marketing accredited Diploma of Digital Marketing.

Brendan Brady

National Operations Manager

Brendan joined NRMA Parks and Resorts in December 2012 transitioning to the role of National Operations Manager in April 2014.

Brendan, who holds a Diploma of Hospitality Management, has extensive tourism,
hospitality and project management experience.

He has previously held senior management positions with Voyages Hotels and Resorts, P&O Australian Resorts and FreeSpirit Parks and Resorts and was a former director of the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators.

Luzette McKenzie

National Operations Manager

Luzette joined NRMA Parks and Resorts in June 2001.

Luzette has had a long and varied career in both operations and administration. Her experience includes positions in hotel management and as State Manager of a national delicatessen franchise.

Her responsibilities include ensuring that management teams are fully supported in their contracts, provides operational advice to park managers as well as various other operational management duties.

Brad Shiels

National Operations Manager

Brad recently joined NRMA Parks and Resorts in September 2017. Prior to Joining NRMA Parks and Resorts Brad oversaw the management and operations of 36 holiday parks across NSW.

His work history includes over 30 years’ experience as an Executive Manager. Brad is also a Board member of the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW.

Brad has a Diploma in Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Chris Peereboom

Operations Manager WA

Chris joined NRMA Parks and Resorts in November 2016 as the Operations Manager WA looking after the RAC portfolio and the WA Support Office.

He is responsible for client liaison, strategic focus and business analysis and delivery of on budget capital works.

Chris brings a broad range of property management experience from a variety of roles in student and resource accommodation and resorts from all around Australia. Chris holds a Diploma of Business Management.

Luke Porter

New Business and Acquisitions Manager

Luke has been with NRMA Parks and Resorts since 2007, and was the organisations Financial Controller/CFO during a period of accelerated growth in its leased park portfolio. Now heading up NRMA Parks and Resorts’s New Business and Acquisition team, Luke is responsible for seeking new opportunities for NRMA Parks and Resorts in the holiday park industry.

Previously, Luke held senior financial roles in the manufacturing, tourism and recreational vehicle industries.  Luke holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a qualified CPA.