Julie Mitchell


Julie is a registered Professional Engineer, Public Service Medal, Fellow of Engineers Australia, Graduate of Institute of Company Directors, Post-graduate qualifications in Business Administration (MBA) and Environmental management (MEM).

Working for Transport and Main Roads (and formerly Main Roads Department) in Brisbane Queensland Australia, Julie has 30+ years of civil engineering experience experience covers a broad range of transport related senior civil engineering and leadership roles including Chief Engineer for 8 years.

Julie’s experience includes:

  • Organisational and technical leadership and development, including leading through significant organisational change agenda for organisation 330+ staff;

  • Organistaional change agenda on customer focus, efficiency, staff empowerment, reducing infrastructure costs and promotion of technical innovation.

  • Delivery of transport planning (including Business Case) Greater Brisbane area for $ Billions recently completed infrastructure projects (eg POBM, Gateway Motorway, Ipswich Motorway, Pacific Motorway, Mains Kessels interchnage, Houghton Highway)

  • Management of the Metropolitan regions' asset base, including more than 6000 km state and national road network, develoment of the annual infrastructure capital, rehabilitation and maintenance budget.

  • Alliancing- ALT member for 3 major infrastructure delivery projects- Ipswich Motorway, Centenary Highway ($3Billion in 3 projects)

  • Planning and project approvals complex infrastructure project -Tugun bypass

  • Development of road corridor policy and investment policy

  • Construction and contract administration of several major road upgrade projects

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