CCF Regional Chapter Dinner - Ballarat

Join us for our upcoming CCF Victoria Regional Chapter Dinner in Ballarat! This is a great opportunity to network with contractors and suppliers in your local area! Don't miss out!

Hosted by CCF Victoria CEO John Kilgour, this Chapter Dinner will include presentations from; Adrian Panozzo (CCF  Project Manager), presenting on the CCF Positive Plans – Positive Futures Program (Mental Health & Wellbeing), and Lisa Kinross (CCF GM Training & Operations) presenting on the current and upcoming initiatives for CCF’s RTO – Civil Train and how they will benefit Ballarat and the surrounding region.

John Kilgour will also be presenting  on CCF Victoria’s recent and upcoming work on behalf of the industry, with discussion on topics most relevant to the local and surrounding area.

Event Speakers:

Adrian Panozzo, CCF Project Manager

Adrian Panozzo will be presenting on CCF Victoria’s Positive Plans – Positive Futures Program (Mental Health & Wellbeing), designed to support business owners and senior leaders in the leading, development and implementation of mental health action plans in their organisations.

For for more information on the Positive Plans – Positive Futures Program or to submit an Expression of Interest to participate CLICK HERE

Adrian has over 25 years’ experience launching and leading businesses and large-scale community programs across elite sport, corporate and not for profit organisations.

He is the is a Winston Churchill Fellow and is a graduate of Stanford University’s Executive Program for Not for Profit Leaders.

Adrian is also the Director of the Better Life Group which focuses on creating initiatives with a social impact such as homeless phone company Better Life Mobile, which received global recognition in 2020 as winners of the World Mobile Phone Congress Dragon’s Den Award.

He has twice finished the Marathon de Sable a six day 240km foot race across the Sahara Desert, described as the toughest footrace on earth.

He has completed 10 Ironman races including the Hawaii Ironman World Championships and was a professional field umpire in the Australian Football League.


Lisa Kinross, CCF GM Training & Operations

CCF GM of Training & Operations, Lisa Kinross will be presenting on the following topics:

  • Opportunities for capability development
  • Government funding around training
  • Brand new Civil Train
  • OHS Community – supported by Incolink
  • Supporting regional community

Lisa has 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.

Drawing on her networks she passionately brings about collaboration and sharing of ideas, knowledge, resources and experience. In her recent role as Head of the National Water and Safety Centre at Chisholm, she has been an industry disrupter and has delivered year on year outstanding growth in both revenue and client satisfaction. Other areas of specialisation over Lisa’s broad career have included organisational development, strategy planning, organisational design, change management, project management, business development, learning and development, and workforce capability strategy.

Lisa has implemented organisation wide strategic plans, workforce plans and strategy, design of organisation and board metrics, Learning Management Systems, e-learning strategies, organisation and job design, change readiness assessments and change interventions, identifying customer value proposition and standards, performance management frameworks, workforce capability assessments and diagnostics. Lisa holds a Master of Organisational Leadership (eqv Master of Education) and Master of Commerce, HRM (Highest Achieving Graduate award).