Anthony Ryan


Recognised as a ‘Queensland Great’ in 2013, Anthony is a well-respected and self-confessed sport loving local who is known for the passion and entrepreneurial spirit that he brings to all professional endeavours.

As CEO of BEDA, he works with stakeholders to enhance Brisbane’s reputation globally, drive visitation and attract investment and talent, whilst looking ahead at emerging opportunities for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

As the former CEO of Youngcare, Anthony pioneered the transformation of the national not-for-profit organisation into an innovative and entrepreneurial company that provides meaningful solutions and choices for young people with high physical care needs.

He joins Urbanity to explore the property industry’s contribution to the Brisbane 2032 Olympics and the infrastructure legacy it can create.