Round Table

Roundtable | 2032 Brisbane Olympics: Investing in Legacy

How Brisbane will be transformed - economically, culturally and socially.


The world’s attention will be on Brisbane in 2032.

In less than 10 years, Brisbane will be transformed – economically, culturally and socially. The global attention and attraction will have enormous effects on the city’s major infrastructure, tourism and future development opportunities.

But what does that mean for the property industry?

Anthony Ryan
Chief Executive Officer
Brisbane Economic Development Agency

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.

James Tuma
Group Director

James is an accomplished strategist and future focussed thinker.

Working internationally with both Government and the private sector for over 25 years, James has advised on the creation of new towns, talent ecosystems, global innovation hubs, strategic infrastructure, major events, innovative transport pilot projects, tourism precincts and significant higher education campuses.

He joins Urbanity to provide his insights on the Brisbane 2032 Olympics, sustainable infrastructure and innovative cities.

Date & Time

Friday 05 August

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM