2023 CCF Regional Chapter Forum - Bendigo

Join us for our upcoming CCF Victoria Regional Chapter Breakfast in Bendigo! This is a great opportunity to network with contractors and suppliers in your local area! This breakfast event will include discussions on key issues currently facing the civil construction industry, as well as presentations on CCF’s latest advocacy work and new initiatives, designed to benefit the civil construction industry. Please make sure you do to not miss this vital industry forum that will be relevant to all civil companies in the Bendigo region!

Event Host:

Annie Kessell
Client Services Officer & Membership Lead – CCF Victoria


Guest Speakers:

Peter Gillham
VEDN Committee Representative – Powercor

Peter Gillham has more than 40 years’ experience in the electrical distribution industry in both the corporate and private sectors. For the last 30 years he has been involved in asset inspection together with technical standards procedures involving all aspects of electrical safety and project compliance to meet legislative requirements. Peter remains passionate about ensuring safety and reliability on the electrical distribution network. He is keen to share his perspective in his current role of Contestable Works Team Leader with the Powercor Contestable Works Team.


Steven Phillips
Director Operations – Loddon Shire Council 

Steven Phillips is Director Operations at Loddon Shire Council.  He was appointed into this role in November 2017 where he is responsible for the management and ongoing delivery of a wide range of Council services including, infrastructure policy and program development, works and maintenance, strategic and statutory planning, statutory building control, public health, local laws policy and compliance, contract management and engineering services.  He has worked at Loddon Shire Council since 2009 were he commenced as the Assistant Manager Works and Manager Works.  Prior to working at Council Steven spent several years working in operational roles in Forestry and Forest Fire Management.  Steven will present on the operational situation and current and future projects that Council are delivering.


Danny McLean
Chief Officer Assets and Operations – Coliban Water

Danny has over 20 years’ experience in the water industry holding leadership positions within both private and public sector organisations prior to joining Coliban Water in mid‐2015.

Danny’s experiences have focused on operations and strategy in the water industry in Victoria and New South Wales with exposure and input into national operations.

He is responsible for ensuring Coliban Water customers receive high quality services delivered through our $1.6B asset base. He oversees catchment and water treatment operations, infrastructure, planning, rural and urban networks, statutory approvals, wastewater treatment and reuse, water regulations land, catchment and property, partnerships and our outsourced operations. Danny is GAICD, he holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental), and is a Member of Engineers Australia and the Australian Water Association