Mentors

Sotera Trevaskis
Principal Consultant / Director

Sotera Trevaskis is the Principal Consultant of The Unusual Suspects & Director of Our Region Pty Ltd.

Sotera’s extensive folio of corporate writing encompasses high-level tenders, funding applications and capability statements. Her successful tender for Queensland’s largest education, training and employment provider, MRAEL Group, secured a $23 million Australian Apprenticeships Support Services contract which allowed MRAEL to expand its footprint throughout Queensland.

With a strong background in the public and private sectors, Sotera’s expertise includes public policy processes, procurement and quality management systems. She is passionate about regional development and working with not-for-profit organisations, businesses and all levels of government to build stronger, more inclusive and vibrant regional communities.

Sotera has held Directorships of the Hervey Bay Community Bank ® (Bendigo Bank) and St James College Council and was a founding member of the WIRED Regional

Economic Development Steering Committee.

She regularly volunteers for a range of not-for-profit organisations on the Fraser Coast and has a heart for working with groups who make a positive impact on the community.

She holds a Bachelor of Politics and Government from Griffith University and is currently studying a Master of Public Policy and Management at Monash University.