Organisational structure  

Public Transport Victoria's top level structure

PTV Executive profiles
Chief Executive Officer - Gary Liddle


Gary Liddle will be the interim CEO for Public Transport Victoria from Wednesday 23 September 2015.
Executive Director of Corporate Services - Graham Fryer 
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Graham Fryer

Graham has extensive commercial, finance and operations experience gained in professional services, banking, engineering services and consulting environments.

Prior to joining Public Transport Victoria in 2013, Graham previously held senior executive positions with a number of major organisations, including Chief Operating Officer roles at ANZ and ME Bank; and Chief Financial Officer at Utility Services Group.

As PTV’s Executive Director of Corporate Services, Graham oversees the Finance, CIO, Governance and Legal, Human Resources, and Communications divisions.

Graham is a Chartered Accountant, and holds a Masters of Management as well as a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting). Graham has also written courses and lectured for the Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Professional Year Programme, and has facilitated Ethics in Leadership courses for a leading ethical think tank.

Director of Asset and Program Management - Glenn Abercrombie
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Glenn Abercrombie

Glenn has over 20 years’ experience in project management, program management and governance.

Prior to joining PTV, Glenn worked extensively in Asia and throughout the world with HSBC Insurance as leader of their Global Change Delivery operation, and with AXA Asia Pacific as Project Management Office (PMO) Leader. He has also consulted for various Blue Chip companies across the Asia Pacific region on structuring mergers & acquisition programs and managing divestitures.​

Glenn is a certified Six Sigma practitioner/trainer, is proficient in all major project methodologies including PRINCE2 & PMBOK, and has a strong focus on change management and governance disciplines. ​

Chief Information Officer - Sendur Kathir 
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Sendur Kathir

Sendur spent a number of years with The University of Melbourne in various senior ICT roles including CIO, delivering significant projects such as ERP systems implementation, major services outsourcing, the development of online learning delivering courses to 300,000 students, and improved governance systems for ICT.

Prior to this, he was a senior consultant with firms such as PwC, LogicaCMG, and Kaz, as well as spending a number of years with Fujitsu in program delivery.

A key to Sendur's success has been his ability to create and deliver cohesive ICT strategies across a very complex business consisting of both retail and wholesale components.

Director Commercial - Jane Chapman 


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Jane Chapman

Jane joined PTV from the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, where she spent 12 years as an executive responsible for leading teams in the areas of State taxation policy and reform, intergovernmental relations, State Budget strategy and commercial policy and projects. Jane also spent time in the Department of Treasury and Finance as Director for the Secretary's Office.

Jane has extensive experience advising Government and multi-national corporations across industry sectors, including transport, on business strategy, economic reform, and major cross-border transactions, as well as leading teams planning and assessing major projects. At the Department of Treasury and Finance, and in previous roles in the private sector, Jane has led negotiating teams for major infrastructure or acquisition transactions.​​

Director Communications - Sally Pickering 
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Sally Pickering

Sally has over 15 years’ experience in media and communications, utilising her skills in stakeholder engagement and project management to deliver high quality results and outcomes.

After a decade in journalism and broadcast roles, including Chief of Staff for Nine News Melbourne and Editorial Coordinator for Australia Network, Sally transitioned into the public sector in 2012 to oversee media engagement and external channel management for VicRoads.

Sally joined Public Transport Victoria in 2014 to head up the Communications division.

Director Performance and Contract Management - Jeroen Weimar 
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Jeroen Weimar

Jeroen Weimar joined PTV from First Group PLC, where he oversaw the UK Bus Business involving 17,000 staff and 6,000 vehicles operating across Scotland, Wales, Northern England, Midlands, East England and the South West.

He has worked extensively across the public transport sector including as Chief Operating Officer (policing and environment ) at Transport for London and Managing Director, Transport at Serco PLC.

Director Customer Experience - Alan Fedda 
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Alan Fedda

Alan is an experienced manager specialising in customer relations and consumer service delivery in financial services, telecommunications, media and utilities.

His experience includes setting up customer service quality frameworks, measuring customer satisfaction, customer advocacy, delivering continuous improvement projects and leading customer culture change programs.

He is tertiary qualified in social science and law.

Director Finance - Fred Cilia 
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Fred Cilia

Fred has more than 30 years experience in all aspects of financial management with a particular focus on financial systems. He has been involved in the financial operations of five different government departments holding managerial positions in financial systems, internal audit, financial and accounting operations and budgets. He has been involved in many significant changes and developments in government and in financial management through this period.

Fred commenced in the former Department of Infrastructure as the Director Corporate Systems and Financial Operations in 1997. This role was expanded to include administrative services and information management and library services in 2009.

Fred holds an accounting qualification and is a Fellow of the Certified Practising Accountants Australia.

General Counsel, Governance and Legal - Rosemary Martin 
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Rosemary Martin

Rosemary joins PTV from the Department of State Development, Business and Innovation (DSDBI) where she has held the role of Director – Legal, Audit & Risk since 2009. While at DSDBI, Rosemary led a team that supported the Department across a range of professional services, including legal, internal audit, risk management, insurance, probity, FOI and privacy.

Rosemary has had a long and varied law career, providing legal and governance support to Ministers of the Crown, major private entities as well as multiple public sector organisations.

Director Human Resources - Celia Pollard 
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Celia Pollard

Celia has more than 20 years experience as an industrial relations and human resources practitioner. She started her career as a tutor in politics at Monash University and went on to become first a researcher and then an industrial officer at various trade unions. Celia worked for the US Government as an advisor on labour relations and the Victorian Government at Industrial Relations Victoria as a policy analyst.

Celia has since held leadership positions in industrial relations and human resources in the higher education, health and transport portfolios and most recently worked as the General Manager of Corporate Services at the Transport Ticketing Authority.

Celia has post-graduate qualifications in business and management and is currently a Master of Philosophy candidate at the Monash Graduate School of Management.

Director Strategy and Transformation - Melissa Webb 
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Melissa Webb

Melissa joined the public sector in 2000, serving in a variety of roles for both the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Department of Infrastructure. Melissa joined Metlink in 2007 as General Manager - Market Intelligence, and transitioned into the role of General Manager - Market and Commercial Analysis following Public Transport Victoria’s establishment in 2012.

Following 12 months as Acting Director of Marketing and Product Development, Melissa was then appointed to head up the new Strategy & Transformation division and oversee PTV’s organisational strategy and direction.

Melissa has a degree in Arts (Human Geography) from Macquarie University, and is a member of the Australian Market & Social Research Society.