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
BA, LLB (Hons)
Deputy Chair

Alan is an experienced former 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.

 

Collette Burke

Dr Collette Burke

BE (Civil), M.Eng.Sci, PhD, FIEAust, GAICD - Director
Director

Collette has spent more than 25 years in the design and construction sector with major infrastructure construction organisations, as well as being a co-founder of engineering consultancy companies Exner Group and Karsta Middle East.

Collette has a passion for project delivery, infrastructure development, the application of technology in asset management, and the future needs of our cities. Collette joined VicTrack's board in July 2015 and relishes working with VicTrack to see its continued evolution.

 

Jenny Dawson

Jenny Dawson

B Bus (Acc), FCA, MAICD
Director

Jenny has significant corporate governance experience, having been a non-executive director for 20 years. She is the current Chair of Sandhurst Trustees and a Victorian Divisional Councillor of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Jenny’s prior experience includes 15 years as a Director with ASX-listed Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, where she chaired the Audit Committee, and three years as Chair of V/Line Corporation.

Prior to her non-executive director career, Jenny spent 10 years with Arthur Andersen in its audit and IT controls division and has experience in the areas of financial reporting and audit, IT internal control reviews, internal audit and risk management. Jenny was appointed to the VicTrack Board effective 1 October 2020.

 

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. 


Paul White

Paul White
B.Bus (Acc), FCA, GAICD, FGIA, CIA
Director

Paul has almost 30 years’ experience in audit, assurance, compliance and risk management. He has worked with Big 4 Chartered Accounting Firms KPMG and EY and in a variety of other organisations across multiple industries.

Paul currently operates his own risk consultancy business, supporting small to medium size businesses on their risk management maturity journey.

He is also a current independent Audit Committee member for the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions, a Board Member for Melanoma Research Victoria and Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Ltd and an accredited Sports Chaplain.

Paul has been a member of the VicTrack Audit and Risk Management Committee since June 2018 and joined the Board on 1 September 2021.