Board

With a range of skills and expertise, our VicTrack Board are experienced business leaders who work together to guide our strategic objectives and oversee the implementation of our goals.

Sustainable management of Victoria’s transport assets is a key priority for the group, and maintaining the highest standards of integrity as we work towards the state’s broader transport and economic objectives.

Our VicTrack Board of Directors is responsible for overall business performance and our corporate governance practices. Our Board is made up of independent non-executive Directors:


Geraldine Gray

Geraldine Gray

BA, LLB, LLM
Chair

Geraldine has spent more than 30 years in the legal industry, practising as a solicitor then a barrister in NSW, Hong Kong and Victoria. She has been at the Victorian Bar since 2004 and brings with her broad and invaluable legal experience in the commercial, contractual and construction sectors. Geraldine is a Director of the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group Ltd. She was appointed to the VicTrack Board in July 2015.


Alan Hall

Alan Hall
Deputy Chair

Alan is an experienced legal practitioner with demonstrated ability and success in leading and managing the delivery of legal services relating to commercial and property based transactions, with particular emphasis on planning and environmental considerations. He has more than 23 years experience as a partner in legal firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth and for more than 5 years practised law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Al Tamimi & Company - an Arab law firm with the biggest legal presence in the Middle East.

Alan has also provided legal advice to some of the largest Victorian and Australian corporations and government departments including Major Projects Victoria, Department of Treasury and Finance, Foster's Group Limited, Coles Myer Limited, ING Real Estate and the Linfox Group. Alan was appointed to the Board effective 1 April 2018.

 

Paula Allen

Paula Allen

CFA, FCA, GAICD, BBus (Acc/Comp)
Director

Paula has extensive experience spanning more than two decades across strategy, finance, governance, and technology, principally around highly regulated markets. In this, she has guided businesses to deliver better outcomes (Bankers Trust, Colonial Group, LUCRF Super); where companies she has led have been recognised through listings in BRW Top 500 companies in Australia and the ‘Rising Star’ award in the superannuation industry. More recently, she works through her own consulting firm, working both locally and internationally.

Paula was appointed to the Board effective 1 April 2016.

 

Collette Burke

Collette Burke

B.E (Civil), M.Eng.Sci, PhD, FIEAust, GAICD
Director

Collette has spent more than 24 years in the design and construction sector with major contractors (Leightons, Thiess and John Holland) as well as being a co-founder of boutique engineering consultancy and education firm Exner Group. Collette is also an internationally acknowledged researcher and authority on risk management and the delivery of value for money in major infrastructure projects. Through her experience, Collette has been exposed to major telecommunications projects, rail projects and road and rail signalling installations, which have significant and valuable synergies with VicTrack. Collette joined VicTrack’s board in July 2015.


Dan O'Brien

Dan O’Brien
BEc, GradDipEc, GAIDC
Director

Dan has a wealth of experience in senior executive roles in the private and public sectors. Dan was the General Manager of Corporate Affairs for Medibank Private. Prior to that he was the Deputy Secretary for the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport. He served as the Chief of Staff to the Premier of Victoria, the Honourable John Brumby and was also the Chief Executive of Regional Development Victoria. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Cladding Safety Victoria. 


Randall Straw

Randall Straw

Director

Randall has more than 35 years’ experience in government information and communications technology. He is the former Deputy Secretary of Innovation and Technology at then-Department of Business and Innovation, and a former Executive Director at Multimedia Victoria.

Randall has also held other technology-focused policy roles and has extensive knowledge of and experience in the management of large-scale reform projects.

Randall is currently the Chair of CenITex. Randall was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2012 and was appointed to the VicTrack Board in September 2017.