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Karsten Richert

General Manager


Karsten started in the event industry after studying economics in Germany in 1991 organising festivals and corporate events. In 1996, Karsten moved to Australia working in the hospitality industry before joining Staging Connections in Sydney as a Technical Event Manager where he would be involved as part of the event team for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games at Stadium Australia. 

After a short stint managing Nitmiluk Tours at Katherine Gorge in the Northern Territory he moved back to Germany for 5 years working back in the hospitality industry as a catering manager and an event manager. 

In 2008, Karsten was appointed General Manager of the Staging Connections office in Canberra before being promoted to Regional General Manager of Queensland, New Zealand and Fiji, one of the leading event staging companies in the Asia/Pacific region with over 1,000 staff and $80m turnover.

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