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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.

Catherine Rooney, Executive Director, Strategy and Research

Catherine is our chief economist, so she takes a critical eye to the value that infrastructure planning brings to the state. In her role, she’s leading the update of Victoria’s 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy, as well as our research program on transport network pricing and getting the most out of our transport system.

Jonathan Spear, Executive Director and General Counsel

Jonathan leads Infrastructure Victoria’s advisory function, which has included advice on Victoria’s ports capacity and the introduction of automated and low emission vehicles to the state. He’s leading our current work on Victoria’s waste and recycling sector, one of the most challenging and topical issues facing markets globally.

Julie Browning and Jo Davie, Director Communications and Engagement (job-share)

Julie and Jo job-share leadership of our communications and engagement program. Having directed two citizen’s juries and a community panel on transport pricing reform at Infrastructure Victoria, they can share the highs and challenges of deliberative enagement, as well as insights into our stakeholder program. They are also well positioned to share their tips on making job-share work at an executive level.