Craig Somerville is the Managing Director of the Reload Business Group, and has been instrumental in the company’s growth since 2008.
Craig offers a unique perspective on running a business in today’s marketplace, putting a strong emphasis on digital innovation, customer experience, corporate culture, leadership, financials and pricing strategies, business growth and expansion, operations, and delivering solutions that are practical and measurable. With credentials across marketing, economics, and management, he has applied his innovative outlook to numerous projects across an extensive range of industries across the world.
With an MBA ranked Number 1 in Australia & Asia-Pacific and Top 10 in the World (The Economist), Craig has provided strategic business, innovation and marketing advice to major clients including Subway, Sealy, Energex, GSK, Queensland Government, Pizza Capers, Super Retail Group, Signet, Queensland Health and various other businesses and organisations of all shapes and sizes.
In 2017, Craig was the Regional and State Winner of the Institute of Managers & Leaders’ Australian Leadership Excellence Awards for the Emerging Leader category and was a subsequent National Finalist for the same award. His work has also seen him recognised by B&T Marketing and on SmartCompany’s list of ‘Future Makers.’ He is a respected voice in the business and digital innovation space, with regular industry speaking engagements, guest university lectures, podcasts and involvement in a number of panels including:
- Chairman of the Australian Institute of Management’s “Young Manager Advisory Board” (2012 to 2014)
- The representative of Australian Young Managers at the Asian Association of Management Organisation’s APAC conference in Macau (2013)
- Member of the University of Queensland’s “Young Alumni Advisory Board” (2014 to 2016)
- Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Managers & Leaders – AFIML