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Our Board

Randall Straw

Chair

Randall has over 31 years experience in government ICT, formerly serving as Deputy Secretary of Innovation and Technology at the then-Department of Business and Innovation and prior to that as Executive Director Multimedia Victoria and a range of other ICT and technology related positions. He has extensive knowledge of and experience in the management of large scale ICT and technology related reform projects in government.

Julie Fahey

 

Julie has over 30 years experience in technology with KPMG, SAP, General Motors, Exxon and Western Mining, and has fulfilled roles including Program Management, CIO, software vendor, and consultant. Julie retired from KPMG in June 2014 where she spent 10 years in leadership roles including National Lead Partner Telecommunications, Media and Technology, and National Managing Partner – Markets. She is currently a Board member of Datacom, disability services organisation Yooralla and a Non-Executive Director of Seek.

Board member Dean Tighe

Dean Tighe

 

Dean is the Deputy Secretary of Investment and Technology at Department of Transport. He has a wide range of experience across the Victorian Government and has previously served in Executive Director roles at both the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Department of Education and Training.  He provides a unique and valuable customer perspective to our Board and brings insight across investment strategy, commercial transactions, finance, enterprise technology and procurement functions.

Board member: Carolyn De Gois

Carolyn De Gois

 

Carolyn is a senior executive within the Department of Health and Human Services. Carolyn recently led a Whole of Victorian Government reform agenda, focused on providing transparent and effective integrated services to the community and building on a One VPS vision. Carolyn is a proven international business and technology executive, with a demonstrated track record of transformational leadership and successful organisational change. She has influenced and collaborated with executives in politically challenging situations across a variety of companies both in Australia and internationally, and within public and private domains.

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Andrew Minack

 

Andrew is the Deputy Secretary of Corporate Governance and Support at Department of Justice and Community Safety. Andrew has had an extensive public sector career working at an executive level in a number of state and local government agencies. He was responsible for leading the work on a number of highly complex reform projects, including the government’s fire services reform package and establishment of new legislation that governs the funding of political parties and donations. He has also held executive roles in Victoria Police where he was responsible for corporate strategy, stakeholder engagement and performance improvement. Andrew has also worked as an executive at Parks Victoria and Warrnambool City Council.

Board Member Peter Meehan

Peter Meehan

 

Peter has a wide range of experience across financial management, shared services and risk management. Peter was a member of the Council of Deakin University for more than 10 years, where he chaired their Audit and Risk Committee; was a Deputy Chancellor; and was part of the Chancellor's Advisory, Remuneration and Honorary Degrees Committees. He has previously served as a Chief Executive Officer of the Group of 100 and the Chief Financial Officer for Australia Post. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. 

John Craven, Board Member

John Craven

 

John has more than 40 years of experience in management consulting and information technology. As part of his management consultancy he has worked with clients from Australia and Asia within the communications industry as well as in government, banking, manufacturing and distribution. John has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.