Yvonne joined Mid Coast Communities in August 2018. Yvonne has more than 25 years of experience working in the media and communications industry, managing television operations on major global events such as World Cups, Olympics and Commonwealth Games. Her most recent long-term project was as Head of Broadcast Venue Management on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, overseeing the planning and implementation of broadcast operations across all 18 venues of the event, and the production of associated documentation and communications. Yvonne has a Bachelor of Arts Joint Honours degree in French and German and a keen interest in languages. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, cycling, running and surfing. Yvonne is enjoying working for an organisation that makes a positive difference in people’s lives, and that adheres to its strong values-based culture.