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Need an expert view for your next conference, panel or media interview? We have subject matter experts and experienced speakers across all aspects of infrastructure planning.

Our executive and broader team of economists, engineers, planners and policy experts are well placed to share their insights and learning. If you’re interested, please contact us at

Michel Masson, CEO

Michel is CEO at Infrastructure Victoria and has both local and international infrastructure experience. Long term planning and challenging policy issues are his expertise and he loves to lead robust debates around the value of good planning. Michel has participated in private and public sector panels, round tables and delivered keynote addresses in Victoria, Australia and internationally.

Jonathan Spear, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan leads Infrastructure Victoria’s work on the 30-year infrastructure strategy, research program and providing independent advice to the Victorian Government. He’s leading our current work on Victoria’s waste and recycling sector, one of the most challenging and topical issues facing markets globally.

Moses Lee, Team Leader, Economics and Modelling

Moses leads the Economics and Modelling team at Infrastructure Victoria where he guides research on infrastructure program assessments and microeconomic reforms. Moses and his team are currently leading a large program of work to update the 30-year infrastructure strategy. This includes assessments of major projects, infrastructure to support regional Victoria’s economies and communities, and reforms such as Transport Network Pricing. Moses also has significant experience in policy-making at a national level where he advised on social and economic policy.

Elissa McNamara, Principal Adviser, Water, Waste and Environment

Elissa currently leads Infrastructure Victoria’s advisory team on developing advice for the government on recycling and resource recovery. Before commencing with Infrastructure Victoria, Elissa worked at Southern Rural Water for 10 years where she worked on ground water resource management and various corporate projects. Her experience also includes a decade working in contaminated site investigation and clean up.

Caitlin Ryan, Principal Adviser and Manager, Networks and Planning

Caitlin manages the Networks and Planning team at Infrastructure Victoria which is responsible for developing advice on infrastructure and land use planning, assessment, costing, delivery and operation. Caitlin is currently leading a large program of work to develop the transport and land use planning recommendations for the draft 2020 30-year infrastructure strategy. Prior to working at Infrastructure Victoria, Caitlin has worked across a range of infrastructure sectors including transport and mining and extractive industries where she led significant legislative and national reform.

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