Kerren Smith

Committee Member

Kerren was the Managing Director of J. Smith & Sons from 1993 and has also been the Managing Director of Smith Global Pty Ltd since 2007. After taking the reins of production at J. Smith & Sons in 1975, Kerren played a pivotal role in securing and maintaining new and existing markets in the volatile on-and- off-road transport industry.

He boasts more than 40 years of industry experience and is passionate to see the Wide Bay-Burnett grow in prosperity.
Kerren believes the local industry has the capacity to be a consistent provider of good quality jobs and a platform to provide a stable future for the youth of the region.

In addition to his role in his family’s companies, Kerren is also Director of the Queensland Cricket and the past chairman of Wide Bay Tafe.

Kerren is well respected in the Transport, Construction & Engineering, and Mining Industries internationally.