CCF Land Development Sector Breakfast
State Director Vic/Tas
Cement, Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA)
Since 2010, Brian has held State Director responsibility for Victoria and Tasmania for the peak industry body Cement, Concrete & Aggregates Australia. His expertise includes government advocacy, corporate market strategy, construction and project management across the private and not-for profit sectors.
Brian graduated from Curtin University in Perth in Mechanical Engineering and was awarded the Digby Leach medal for the most promising graduate by Engineers Australia. He has since completed a Graduate Diploma in Technology Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Deakin University in Melbourne. For over 20 years, Brian has worked in the construction industry in Australia with key decision makers nationally. Brian is a member of the Victorian Earth Resources Ministerial Advisory Council and Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Red Tape & Better Regulations Commissioner, Anna Cronin, leads the current State Government review in the Planning Approval Processes at a local Government level.
Anna Cronin is Victoria’s first Commissioner for Better Regulation, appointed by the Victorian Government in 2015. In June 2018, the Victorian Government appointed her as Red Tape Commissioner as well.
Anna has considerable experience in regulatory issues across many policy areas, including in agricultural and mining regulatory and approvals frameworks. She has also held a number of board positions in the government and not-for-profit sectors, including on the Australian Landcare Council and Rural Skills Australia. Anna was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for services to rural leadership. She currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne.
Managing Director, City West Water
David has over 15 years of experience in the water sector. As a graduate of Deakin University, Monash University and the London Business School, David is passionate about workplace culture, capability and leadership development, diversity, innovation and safety.
He brings a challenging and unique perspective to the role which has been evident in the development of our City West Water Strategy. David also has strong experience in leading change and implementing technology innovations which are critical skills for the ever-changing, uncertain but exciting future we face. David is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Director of VicWater and is a past President and current Director of the Institute of Water Administration.