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Busselton Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Our Purpose

At Busselton Chamber of Commerce and Industry we assist and advocate for businesses in the Capes region

Our Vision

Our mission is clear and resolute: to promote and improve members’ businesses, make Busselton a preferred place to conduct  business and be the “voice of business”.

Our Mission

To assist local businesses with business planning and capability, reducing obstacles and identifying and realising opportunities to achieve sustainable growth and sustainability

Our Commitment

We are committed to being the bridge that connects you to your goals. Your success story becomes our purpose, and your achievements fuel our drive. With transparency, dedication, and a genuine passion for what we do, we are devoted to being your steadfast partner on the path to greatness.

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Become a Member & Join our Community

Joining the Busselton Chamber’s Membership means unlocking the keys to strategic business planning, overcoming obstacles, and seizing sustainable growth opportunities, all tailored to your success.

Networking & Business Events

The chamber hosts networking events, seminars, and expos for local businesses to connect, share knowledge, and build relationships, fostering growth, and collaboration among professionals.

Advocacy & Representation

The chamber advocates for local businesses by addressing regulatory concerns, lobbying for favourable conditions, and representing the business community in policy discussions with government and stakeholders.

Business Support Services

The chamber provides members with support services including business resources, workshops, and advice to foster growth, overcome challenges, and stay updated on industry trends.

Promotion & Marketing

The chamber enhances local business visibility and regional appeal through marketing efforts, including promotional campaigns, member showcases, and partnerships to attract visitors and investors to the area.

Busselton Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Our Board Members and Team

Michelle Pownall

Acting President

Michelle is a specialist in Commercial Sales and Leasing in the South West, focusing on Busselton and Dunsborough. Michelle also possess a Real Estate Sales Representative License since 2004 and Real Estate Triennial Certificate since 2019. Michelle is actively engaged in the local Community. A member of the BCCI for a number of years and now taking the mantle of Vice President. Michelle is also a member of the Busselton Tennis Club, a committee member of Port Geographe Landowners association PGLOA, in her hometown, and an avid volunteer for CinefestOz.

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Mark Sissoev

Finance Director

Mark is a Chartered Accountant RSM Australia with over 20 years’ experience helping Companies and owner-managed businesses.
Mark has developed extensive skills in the wider area of business management with a heavy emphasis on profit improvement, business strategy, and productivity improvement.
Mark brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of primary production businesses, construction businesses, and business coaching.
He provides sound financial and taxation expertise to his clients and has vast knowledge of digital accounting solutions, and integrated apps to increase efficiency through automation of business processes.

Michael Brown

Immediate Past President

Michael Brown, South West Regional College of TAFE has 32 years experience as a professional, managing small businesses in tourism, professional services as well as in the mining sector. He holds an MBA, Grad Dip Bus Mgt, Grad Dip VET and B.Sc and is a graduate of AICD. He currently lectures Leadership and Management for SR TAFE and along with his wife created the tourism business Forest Adventures which is now part of MRBTA. He has given his time and expertise to the BCCI for the past 12 years and continues his tenure as President of the BCCI for 2022-23

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Victoria Yuen


Victoria has been teaching small business owners how to use the power of social media to build their business for over 8 years. She previously owned and taught in her Yoga studio, owned a Fair-Trade gift shop, bookstore, and owned and managed a Wellness Centre.
Victoria has had multiple eCommerce stores and currently is the Co-Director of a skin care company -Aussenskin. She is the author of 3 books on managing your stress and she was one of the facilitators for the Encore, a free breast cancer wellness exercise program in Busselton and Bunbury.
With her extensive experience in business, eCommerce, and years teaching Digital Marketing, Victoria uses her Bachelor of Teaching and Cert IV in Small Business knowledge, and eCommerce certifications to help support businesses.

Bronwyn Watt

Chief Operations Officer - Events & Administration

Bronwyn  has been with the BCCI for 10 years and takes great pride in keeping all the ‘behind the scenes’ action happening to assist the progression and growth of the Busselton Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Prior to moving to Dunsborough with her family, Bronwyn worked in Business Tourism for the Perth Convention Bureau and Business Events Sydney, and has had a long career in Hospitality specifically the Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition industry with both Starwood Resorts and Accor Hotel Groups both in WA and NSW.
Since being in the South West, Bronwyn has turned her hand to relief teaching, real estate and managing a Boutique Resort with her husband. Bronwyn has a Bachelor of Arts in Education specialising in Music!

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Clete Mathews

Board Member

By joining the BCCI, Clete’s main objective is to provide support for local small businesses and the community. Having lived in the Busselton Area for now over 10 years Clete’s desire is to make a stronger and vibrant community. He has over 12 years experience in Building the Construction Sector largely in Busselton and Vasse and prior to this he worked as Director of Finance and Corporate Services for over 27 years in the Health Sector of Metro West Australia. At this time, Clete was on the Board of Path West as Finance Director. Clete is an accountant by trade and has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and minor in Commercial Law. In addition he has a Masters of Hospital Management and a Fellow of Health Administration and Management.

Mat Carlsson

Board Member

An experienced Sales and Marketing professional with extensive experience gained from a diverse range of industries and academic studies specialising in the digital marketing field. His core skills include: Digital Marketing Strategy; Leadership And Development; SEO; SEM; Brand Management; Social Media Advertising; Social Media Management; Content Creating and Planning; Website Development; E-Commerce Strategy; Account and Relationship Management.

Mat has a real passion for business and succeeding in every aspect of his life;. He likes working in a high paced environments.

Wendy Clutterbuck

Board Member

Growing up in regional NSW and moving to WA as a teen, Wendy is passionate about regional small business and building relationships within her community and empowering women in all walks of life.
After moving to Busselton 16 years ago and after another stint in banking and finance, Wendy began moving into governance and administration. This led to a passion in Volunteer management including 10 years with CinfestOZ, 5 of those as Volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteering and working with events including Jazz by the Bay, Procure Southwest, Ironman, Fringe, amongst others, has enabled her to what she loves best, build teams and processes.

David Markovich

Board Member

David Markovich has worked on building sites and residential properties, driven trucks, and helped build a refugee camp after the Rwandan genocide. In a professional capacity, David previously worked as a research and policy economist and, for the last couple of decades, a lawyer. He has lived and worked around Australia, New York City and Washington DC, London and Birmingham, and Israel, and holds a B.Comm (Econ) with merit, LLB (Hons 1st class) and Grad Cert in Migration Law and Practice (Social Justice Scholarship). David is thrilled to have made his roots in the South West and is involved with various local community groups. 

Allan Price

Board Member

Allan is a long term resident of Busselton, married, 4 adult children, family first and without waiver he supports small business.

Allan accepts challenges to achieve outcomes within difficult situations.
“I believe there may be room for improvement in how the COB communicates its intentions to the wider community. It seems there could be more clarity and direction, and perhaps a more inclusive approach that considers a variety of perspectives rather than being overly influenced by specific groups.”

An invested Community minded member who founded and continues as a committee member of Transafe WA.

Allan also supports our young sportspeople through our Rising Sport Star awards.

Allan has extensive experience in business. He is the Director / GM of a family business, circa 140 staff / subcontractors, operations include transport, retail, driver training, food, fuel, hair & beauty.

Cameron Edwards

Board Member

Cameron Edwards has worked in retail leadership and corporate affairs roles in the telco world for more than 20 years in WA.
He enjoys making the complex simple and helping people think differently.

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