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Our leaders

Office of Projects Victoria's (OPV) leadership team comprises our Chief Executive Officer and Victorian Chief Engineer.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Kevin Doherty is a leading public-sector infrastructure executive having over 25-years experience in project procurement and delivery and in the development and leadership of high performing infrastructure organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

As Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Projects Victoria he leads a team dedicated to supporting and improving project delivery outcomes on Victorian government projects. 

Prior to joining OPV Dr. Doherty established and led the Western Sydney Project Office with Roads and Maritime Services in NSW in response to the significant growth in the region as well as the opportunity to leverage and integrate with the Federal government’s investment in the Badgery’s Creek airport. 

Prior to 2014 Dr. Doherty held senior infrastructure executive roles across New Zealand including as Director, Public Private Partnerships for the New Zealand Transport Agency and as Chief Infrastructure Officer for Auckland Transport as the head of the Infrastructure Division responsible for the delivery of Auckland Transport’s substantial capital infrastructure portfolio. 

Dr. Doherty holds both Bachelors and Doctorate degrees from the University of Adelaide in structural engineering and an MBA from Massey University, New Zealand.


Victorian Chief Engineer

Dr Collette Burke has more than 25 years’ experience in the engineering & construction industry. Dr Burke’s experience covers a wide-range of sectors and industries, such as: telecommunications, road, tunnel, rail, building, manufacturing and marine.  

For more information about Dr Burke and her role, visit the Office of Victorian Chief Engineer page.

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