Sue Panagaris

Industry Advocate Consultant – Aboriginal Business @ Industry Advocate Consultant – Aboriginal Business, Office of the Industry Advocate

Sue is an experienced Industry Consultant with a demonstrated history of successful and culturally appropriate engagement with Aboriginal Community and enterprise. As the Industry Advocate Consultant – Aboriginal Enterprise, Sue provides an interface between Aboriginal businesses, State Government and Industry. With 145 Aboriginal owned businesses in South Australia, Sue works with the business-owners to build capacity and capability with a view to them winning State Government contracts. Sue is responsible for providing advice to State Government Agencies in relation to Aboriginal Procurement targets and Primary Contractors seeking to source suitable Aboriginal businesses to nominated work packages in State funded projects in this State.

Sue is also a member of the Aboriginal Entrepreneur Hub Leadership Team and was instrumental in the design of the Far North Aboriginal Economic Collective – a project within the South Australian Government Aboriginal Affairs Action Plan.