Organisational structure  

Public Transport Victoria's top level structure

PTV Executive profiles
Chief Executive Officer - Gary Liddle 
Gary Liddle

Gary Liddle

Gary Liddle started as the interim CEO for Public Transport Victoria on Wednesday 23 September 2015.

Prior to this, Gary served as Deputy Secretary, Transport for the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources (DEDJTR).

Gary previously worked at VicRoads for 43 years, including seven years as Chief Executive.

Gary sits on the board of the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Group and is a director on the Board of Trustees for iRap. He is also chairman of the Children of Cambodia Foundation, which supports primary school children in Cambodia.

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 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.

Executive Director of Corporate Services - Graham Fryer 
Graham Fryer

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 Performance and Contract Management - Jeroen Weimar 
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Jeroen Weimar

Jeroen joined Public Transport Victoria in January 2015 as the Executive Director, Performance & Contract Management. In this role he is responsible for managing the franchise agreements and operating contracts for Metro, Yarra Trams, V/Line and all bus contracts across Melbourne and regional Victoria. Jeroen is also leading PTV's work on the re-negotiation, extension and tendering of new transport operation contracts.

Prior to joining PTV, Jeroen was the Chief Operating Officer, UK Bus at First Group plc. He was responsible for the operation of over 6,000 buses and 17,000 staff operating across the UK and the turnaround of over 40 regional bus businesses. With over 20 years’ experience in the transportation sector, Jeroen has also worked at Serco Group plc as the MD for UK Transport and was the Chief Operating Officer at Surface Transport, Transport for London.

Executive Director Customer Experience - Alan Fedda 
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Alan Fedda

Alan is an experienced executive 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.

Executive Director of Product and Network Development - Amanda Fairley 
Amanda Fairley

Amanda Fairley

Amanda is an experienced leader and manager in the transport sector, having spent the last decade working for state government agencies at the TransLink Transit Authority, Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland Government, and most recently, at Transport for New South Wales, successfully leading the design and implementation of public, passenger and road-based transport solutions.

Amanda is dedicated in growing organisational capacity and capability: developing and championing organisational strategic initiatives, building organisational capability and responsiveness, leading achievement and innovation, and fostering effective working relationships.

Executive Director of Public Affairs - Melanie Nanscawen 
Melanie Nanscawen

Melanie Nanscawen

Melanie joined Public Transport Victoria at its formation in 2012 as the Director of Marketing and Product Development, was the Chief of Staff for former CEO Mark Wild, and in mid 2015 became the Executive Director, Public Affairs.

Melanie has extensive experience in marketing, market research, branding, engagement and communications and is the chair of PTV's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and Accessibility Reference Group.

She has broad transport industry experience, having held roles at VicRoads, Department of Infrastructure, myki and the Department of Transport. While Melanie has focused her career in the public sector, she has a background that also includes private sector work in communications consultancy.

Melanie has an Advanced Diploma in Business - Public Relations from RMIT, and is a mover-overer.

Director Safety & Environment - Jocelyn Crawford 
Jocelyn Crawford

Jocelyn Crawford

A highly regarded professional within the transport sector, Jocelyn brings extensive working experience in transport safety - both in Australia and abroad.

Prior to joining PTV, Jocelyn was Deputy Director, Rail Safety Operations for Transport Safety Victoria and the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR). Before that, Jocelyn served in a variety of safety management and consulting roles, including Public Transport Safety Victoria in Australia and with London Underground in the United Kingdom.

Jocelyn has a degree in Civil Engineering from Swinburne University and an Executive Masters of Public Administration from the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).