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Jim Varghese

Executive Director of Business Development

Jim Varghese AM is the Executive Director of Business Development of the Australia India Institute. He is based in Brisbane and was the Chief Executive Officer of the Springfield Land Corporation (SLC). Mr Varghese manages the development of the award-winning “World’s Best Master-Planned City”: Greater Springfield.  Jim has over 30 years’ experience in leading multifaceted government agencies covering transport, main roads, education, training, employment and primary industries in both the Victorian and Queensland public sector.