2022 CCF Land Development & Water Sector Breakfast
Lisa Kinross – CEO, CCF Victoria
Lisa is a highly qualified, experienced executive and transformational leader with over 20 years’ experience in management, human resources and education/training. Recently Lisa has been a leader and advocate for innovation and driving future skills development across the Water Industry nationally. She is a strategic advisor to industry, invited to sit on a number of industry committees and is highly networked.
Lisa will be providing attendees with an update on the initiatives currently underway by CCF Victoria around training, representation, advocacy, and other major upcoming events for Contractors and Associates to be aware of.
Danielle Green – Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development
Danielle has represented Melbourne’s north since 2002. She has also fulfilled numerous portfolio roles and is now Parliament Secretary for Regional Victoria and Parliamentary Secretary for Sport. Danielle is a Yan Yean local, she raised her family here and lives in Diamond Creek.
Danielle has held the government positions of Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events, and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria (2014-2018), Parliamentary Secretary, Police and Emergency Services (2010) and Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services (2006-2010). Danielle also serviced on the VicHealth Board from 2010 to 2014.
In Opposition, Danielle was Labor’s Spokesperson on Health Promotion, Emergency services, Volunteers, Women, Disability Services, Child Safety and was Australia’s first Shadow Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence.
The Yan Yean electorate is one of the most populous and fastest growing constituencies in Victoria so this keeps Danielle busier than ever advocating for jobs, infrastructure and services like hospitals and schools along with her Regional and Sport responsibilities.
John Bradley – Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
John is the Secretary of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. DELWP’s 4800 staff work in the portfolios of Solar Homes, Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Water and Planning across 81 locations to support livable, inclusive and sustainable communities and thriving natural environments.
John was previously CEO of Energy Networks Australia representing gas distribution and electricity transmission and distribution businesses. He also served as CEO of the Queensland Water Commission and Director General of the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management and Department of Premier and Cabinet.
John will be there to present around innovations and new initiatives in land development, water and planning. He will also discuss key changes coming up that will affect contractors in the land development and water areas as well as touch on quarries and challengers around supply of materials.
Mike Day – Founder, Roberts Day / Hatch
A co-founder of co-founder of RobertsDay and a Partner of HATCH | RobertsDay, Mike has moderated visioning + planning design forums and led the firm’s design teams responsible for an array of urban renewal projects and new towns throughout Australia, New Zealand, UAE and Asia since the inception of the company in 1993.
Mike was awarded the 2018 Place Leaders Asia Pacific Centrepiece Award | Leadership Excellence in Promoting Walkable Urbanism. Based in Melbourne since 2005, Mike is leading the practice’s design teams implementing new towns and urban renewal projects in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and the Aust Capital Territory. He was appointed Chair of UDIA Victoria’s Building, Design and Civic Realm Committee in August 2018.
Mike is a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mike will provide an insight to international and national future urban trends, 20 Minute Neighborhoods and Consolidated Land + Rail Australia’s Sydney to Melbourne High Speed Rail and sustainable, Liveable, connected cities vision.
Chris Brace – General Manager, Yarra Valley Water
Chris will be presenting on Yarra Valley Water – Sustainability Initiatives Update.
Chris has 20 years experience working at YVW across the engineering aspects of urban water management. In his current role as General Manager Growth Futures, he is responsible for developing new growth servicing strategies well as the delivery of major new infrastructure and upgrades to existing infrastructure. A key area of current focus is working to integrate YVW’s services with other water managers to optimise the whole urban water cycle and make Melbourne a more sustainable and water sensitive city.