Janine Haddow is a highly qualified environmental and natural resources management practitioner, executive leader, coach and mentor with extensive experience working in senior executive positions in the state government and statutory agencies. Janine is an accomplished and respected leader of multi-disciplinary organisations and executive teams. She has substantial public sector experience in the environment and education sectors and has held senior executive positions for over 18 years.
She has worked in the environment, education and community development sectors where she has led teams of 10 to 500 people designing and implementing solutions to complex public policy and operational matters including forestry, mining, industry adjustment, biodiversity conservation, park establishment, post bushfire recovery and catchment management, and secondary and adult education. Janine was recently appointed Chair of the Environmental Assessment Council.
Matt is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Project Director who is the Group Executive of Victoria for technical professional services consultancy pitt&sherry. He has over 23 years’ experience in the planning, design, project management and construction management, in a broad range of transportation, water, industrial and commercial projects. He has extensive experience in detailed design, project management involving determining the requirements and objectives of clients, contract management, safety, quality assurance, tendering, planning and scheduling, procurement and commissioning of projects. He has several leadership roles currently on significant water infrastructure projects and programs.
Matt has also been a Board Director for over 5 years with Plenty Valley Community Health where he has been on various committees and involved planning and delivery of capital.
The skills Matt brings to the Advisory Board are project management, capital delivery experience, asset management, and understands the importance of community, client and stakeholder liaison. Working in a professional corporate organisation he also brings governance and systems experience.
Sally McArthur is the Director of the Innovation Precinct at Swinburne University of Technology. The precinct is a whole of university initiative focused on disruptive technology innovation through collaboration between students, staff, mentors, industry, strategic partners. She is part of a team at Swinburne exploring new ways to link industry and academia to create a new generation of entrepreneurial, innovative and internationally connected graduates capable of driving the Medical and Manufacturing sectors forward in Australia and internationally.
Sally spent 6 years as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in the UK after completing her Post-Doctoral Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. She obtained her PhD from the University of New South Wales working with contact lens manufacturer Ciba Vision and CSIRO. She obtained her MEng Sci (Biomedical Engineering) and B.Eng (Materials Engineering) from Monash University.
Lindsey successfully project managed and made invaluable intellectual contribution to a project that has the potential to save Victorian taxpayers multiple millions of dollars. Lindsey’s knowledge of stormwater policy and critical assessment of the situation, combined with her apt communication skills, helped lead to a desirable and swift outcome for Melbourne Water. I would not hesitate to engage Lindsey again for solutions to urban stormwater policy problems.- Aquatic Scientist
I would definitely recommend Lindsey and her team. Her ability to take complex issues and frame them in a way that is understandable by the community was invaluable. Helping us to be really clear on the purpose, audience and key messages for our document was what made it a success.- Project Director