Regional Manager Appointments


Jenny Berry has been appointed to the position of Regional Manager – Victoria. Jenny has worked with Ai Group for over five years as a Senior Relationship Executive, successfully managing the many requirements of Members located in the Melbourne metropolitan, suburban and some regional areas of Victoria.

Jenny has over a decade of industry association experience and prior to joining Ai Group she worked in the manufacturing sector as a client service manager, corporate sales manager and relationship executive. Her experience has provided Jenny with insight facing many industry sectors and a deep understanding of the many benefits of Ai Group membership and how to apply these to individual Member needs.

Jenny can be contacted by email: or mobile 0419 342 622.

New South Wales

Terry Crotty is the recently-appointed Regional Manager – New South Wales for Ai Group having first started with Ai Group as Regional Manager for Western Sydney.

Terry has a long history of engagement with regional New South Wales. He worked with the long-distance passenger and freight divisions of the NSW railways for almost 20 years.

Terry looks forward to working closely with regional Members to maximise their Ai Group membership, understanding the issues and opportunities for business and engaging with government and industry to develop appropriate responses and solutions.

Terry can be contacted by email: or by phone 0408 445 216.

North Queensland

Dean Deighton recently joined Ai Group as our Regional Manager – North Queensland.

Dean is based in Townsville and services businesses throughout Central, North, Far North and North West Queensland. 

Dean is a senior strategic commercial and regional economic development leader, and marketing, business and relationship specialist with deep experience in industry development. He is well known right across regional Queensland having worked in various roles including the Director of the North Queensland Manufacturing Hub Program.

Dean can be contacted by email: or mobile 0475 773 659

Senior Membership Executive – Melbourne

Deep Patel recently joined the Ai Group team as Senior Membership Executive based in our Melbourne office. Deep comes to Ai Group after working as a Client Relationship Manager at IBISWorld. His experience includes managing client accounts, relationship building and business development.

Deep likes to think outside the box and this coupled with his experience will ensure our members are well looked after and their requirements not only met but exceeded.

Deep can be contacted at email: or mobile 0421 814 469.