Rod Markwell, Deputy Chair

Rod Markwell, Deputy Chair

After successfully completing his education at Wesley College in Melbourne in 1983, Rod joined the Coles Myer Group in a junior management role in 1984.

In 1986 he embarked on a successful 15-year automotive career with a number of companies. 
In 2001 Rod was given the opportunity to open his first Toyota dealership in the Riverland of South Australia, followed by the successful acquisition on The Rigby Motors Group located in Mildura, Victoria in 2004. 

In October 2018 Rod successfully sold the motor vehicle dealership interests, and today retains ownership of Mildura Off Road, Outback Trays and Budget Car and Truck Rental Mildura. 

Rod holds an Advanced Diploma in Automotive Business Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rod was appointed on the SuniTAFE Board in 2013.