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