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Our Team

Carla Huetter
Stephen Wood
Michelle Rhind
Nikhil Jain
Mary Nyam
Ringo Fung
Halim Othman

Creating great experiences that people love requires a great team who love what they do. And that’s what you can expect from the innovative and dynamic team at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

We’re not just a group of individuals who have talent. We’re a talented team, a dynamic and tight-knit one that operates under the vision and inspiration of our senior leaders. Let’s introduce you to the top level.

You can count on a:

  • team that plans, manages and implements to precision
  • knowledgeable team - many staff have been with us for some years
  • well-trained and flexible team that delivers on promises and provides exceptional service
  • team that is creative in solving challenges

Carla Huetter

Director of Sales and Marketing

Carla joins the National Convention Centre with over 20 years in the industry. Her experience extends across Marketing, Sales and Events, which has encompassed destination marketing..

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Stephen Wood

General Manager

Stephen has worked in hospitality for more than 20 years, including 13 years at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre where he was involved in the Sydney Olympics. A passionat..

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Michelle Rhind

Operations Manager

Michelle has worked in the convention and event industry for the past 10 years, including in New Zealand. Her extensive operational experience includes large scale global events, convention ..

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Nikhil Jain

Executive Chef

Nikhil has been whipping up creative dishes, inspired by local produce, for 5 years at the National Convention Centre Canberra, heading up a 10-member kitchen team. Before becoming E..

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Mary Nyam

Event Manager

Mary joined the National Convention Centre Canberra 4 years ago, having worked with the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in Dubai. As a Senior Events Manager at the InterContinent..

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Ringo Fung

Client Services Manager

For more than 17 years, Ringo has been pleasing guests and delegates at the National Convention Centre Canberra, including as Client Services Manager for eight years. Ringo started i..

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Halim Othman

Facilities Manager

For more than 28 years, Halim has dedicated his career to the guests and delegates who use the National Convention Centre Canberra every year. He assumes the all-important role of Facili..

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Bringing delegates from around the world to the nation's capital As the largest cyber security themed conference in Australia, we required exclusive use of the NCC. All of our 1,462 delegates were comfortably hosted across the centre and – importantly - ease of.. ACSC Conference Committee - 13-Mar-2017 feedback

Exemplary Services 2015 was FASHFEST’s third, biggest and boldest year. The event benefited from a venue of the calibre of the National Convention Centre Canberra with its exemplary services. The facilities and resource.. Clint Hutchinson, General Manager, FASHFEST - 26-May-2015 feedback

Nothing but great feedback Just wanted to again thank you for all your and the teams help with this conference, everything went to plan and we have had nothing but great feedback regarding the venue and facilities. Defe.. Mr Aaron Shearing - Assistant Director, CASG Domestic Events - 16-Jun-2017 feedback

Overwhelming number of compliments “I’d like to extend my sincere appreciation once again to the National Convention Centre Canberra, whose excellence at every level is extraordinary. From Chef’s creative menu tasting for 8 to serv.. Paul Donohoe, Managing Director, BDW Special Events P/L - 30-Jun-2017 feedback

Thanks for making my life so much easier I want to personally extend a huge thanks to everyone on your team for helping make my life so much easier during the frenzy that is FASHFEST … and not just my life … every member of.. Ms Wendy Johnson - Director (Clarity Communications) - 03-Oct-2016 feedback

The Ideal Destination The National Convention Centre Canberra proved to be the ideal destination for our national conference, and over three days delegates were delighted with their experience. They enjoyed the capital’s b.. Barry Neame, President, PCO Association - 04-Dec-2014 feedback

We appreciate our on-going partnership Thank you and your great team for your service to Kulture Break. It is been a wonderful pleasure working with the National Convention Centre and we appreciate our on-going partnership. We .. Francis Owusu - Founder Kulture Break - 03-Jun-2016 feedback

Wonderful Dinner Many thanks. Would you please pass on my thanks to all of the team for a wonderful job hosting the MBA Awards Dinner on 24 June 2016. It was a great success. As always, it was a pleasure to work with .. Paul Donohoe, Managing Director, BDW Special Events - 25-Jun-2016 feedback

World Class Experience The National Convention Centre Canberra delivers a world-class experience for delegates in the enticing surrounds of Canberra city... The team delivered a truly remarkable experience for delegates... John Peacock, General Manager, Associations Forum - 18-Jul-2014 feedback

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