Activating Supply Chain Opportunities
with Major Projects 

Friday 8 April 6.45 am - 8.30 am 

 

Networking

Please see our guest list for today below.  Feel free to walk around and meet everyone. Use today as a networking opportunity. ​

Company

Name

Company

Name

ICNWA

Industry Capability Network Limited

Industry Capability Network Limited

Industry Capability Network Limited

Industry Capability Network Limited

Industry Capability Network Limited

Jobfit Health Group

Jobfit Health Group

Jobsbank

John Holland Group

Kingston Plant Hire Victoria

Kingston Plant Hire Victoria

Konform Civil Construction

Konform Civil Construction

Kpi Utilities 

Laing O'Rourke

Laing O'Rourke

LJF Commissioners Office

Mas National

Mescada 

MSS Security

MSS Security

MSS Security

MSS Security

Multiplex

Multiplex

National Government Liaison Manager

National Sales Manager

Negri Construction Group

North East Link Project

North East Link Project

North East Link Project

Outlook (Australia)

Outlook (Australia) 

Pacific Hire

Panku Safety Solutions 

Panku Safety Solutions 

Patriot Environmental Management

Patriot Environmental Management

People 2U

People 2U

Prime Facilities Management

Prime Facilities Management

Prime Facilities Management

Prime Facilities Management

Prime Facilities Management

Projection (Australia) 

Projection (Australia) 

Rangedale Drainage Services

Shamrock Civil Engineering

Shamrock Civil Engineering 

Social Traders

Transtech Electronic Controls

Victoria University

Victoria University

Victorian Government

Wawirra Supplies

Wawirra Supplies

WImtech

WImtech

WISE Employment Ltd t/a Clean Force Property Services

WISE Employment Ltd t/a Clean Force Property Services

Ray Loh

Andrew Kiloni

Karen Lenton

Ken McCutcheon

Mike Swart

Phil Allen

David Boyle

Lisa White

Corinne Proske

Jim Green

James Fenton

Chris Lewicki

Dario Colo

Tristan Fountian

Steve Hey

Peter Bolanis

David Laird

Tony Luo

Leeann Rayner

Sean Lacey

Jamie Adams

Jane Pham

Michael Brodie

Siggy Rehburg

Laura Brown

Andrew Fehervari

Garry Chilcott

David Turnbull

Richard Negri

Joe Piasecki

Duncan Elliot

Kieran McIvor

Lorna Stone

Matthew Whelan

Robert Tymoszek

Jadah Pleiter

Travis Ling

Angela Carpenter

Craig Froud

Ben Tucker

Grant Savari`

Damien Smith

Kasia Wrzesinski

Peter Green

Todd Wonnacott

Tony Pound

Glenn Millar

Isabella Stranges

Chris Janka

Jack Walker

Kieran Connolly

Mike McKinstry

Fabian Picone

Louise Robinson

Shannon Ryan

Cathy Simmonds

Brody Tzvetkoff

Kira-lea Tzvetkoff

Darryn Knauer

Ray Siegersma

Susan Bowman

Tim Potter

Peter Angelico

Dee Keca

Robert Paladino

Wayne Close

Nicole Broe

Renee Briggs-Gordon

Daniel Dickson

Simon Berridge

Alex Quirk

Simon Walker

Tony Mavromatis

Michael Dawson

David Gough

Rakshitha Rao

Sam Higgins

James Hart

Chris Sprott

Marcus Tehan

Prem Saini

Robin Varghese

Malcolm Clark

Lisa Kinross

Jack Deer

Katherine Anastasios

Michael Bergonzo

Ronnie Bassi

James Rose

Taya Permezel

Jane Barnett

Leanne Hill

Nanette Fitzgerald

Jill Walsh

Josie Broad

Abu Bakar

Tamara Fitzpatrick

Chris McBride

Deon Coote

Amanda Rodgers

Kim Ralston

Adam Baker

Marcus Jennings Sykes

David Griss

Matthew Arblaster

Matthew Gossip

Glenn Reynolds

Joe Selvaggi

Lionel Dukakis

Nicky Winmar

Peter O'Brien

Owen Timothy

Troy Green

Nathan Brown

Robert Gangi

Jennifer Conley

Christopher Roberts

Tariro Makwasha

Andrew Bradley

Andy Balmain

Colin Young

Dianne Smith

Diego Cardozo Tamayo

Glenn Renshaw

Grant Jennings

Jo Hitchin 

John Cameron

John Sands

Kelvin Ng'ang'a

Ken McCutcheon

Lynn Johnson

Marianna Costa

Paul Morris

Rebecca Lee

Derek Lark

Abhi Arora

ABECK Group

AGA

AGA

AGA

AGA

AGA

Ai Group Apprentice and Trainee Centre

Alfasi Hire

Altair

Apricity Finance Group 

Australian Manufacturing Workers Union

Australian Steel Institute 

AWS SERVICES VIC 

AWS SERVICES VIC 

Boom Logistics

Brooks Hire Service 

Build Enviro Consulting Group

C3X

Calbah Industries 

Calbah Industries 

CETEC

Civil Contractors Federation

Construct Traffic

Construct Traffic

Construct Traffic

Construct Traffic 

Coolon 

Coolon 

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

Department of Transport

Eagle Lighting

Earthco Projects

Earthco Projects

Elite Roads 

Elite Roads 

Engineers Australia

Engineers Australia

ESO Surveyors

ESO Surveyors

Essity

Essity

Evergreen Contractors

Evergreen Contractors 

Express Demolition

First Nations Traffic Management

First Nations Traffic Management

First Nations Traffic Management

FMG Engineering

FMG Engineering

Gangi Germicidal Systems

Gangi Germicidal Systems

Geelong Manufacturing Council

Hempel

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICN Victoria 

ICNL

ICNQLD

Questions 

Feel free to email us with any questions you may have from today's Keynote Speaker Presentations. We will answer these to the best of our ability and get back to you as soon as we can.

Please put in the subject line 'ICN Grand Prix Breakfast - Speaker Questions' or 'ICN Grand Prix Breakfast - Enquiry'

 
 

Program 

Opening Addresses - Grant Jennings MC 

Welcome to the Grand Prix - Andrew Westacott, CEO, Australian Grand Prix Corporation 

Welcome from ICN Victoria - Dianne Smith, CEO, ICN Victoria

Nanette Fitzgerald, Associate Deputy Secretary, Industry Development and Participation, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Peter Bolanis, Senior Procurement Manager, Laing O'Rourke

Duncan Elliott, CEO, North East Link Project

 

Speakers

Andrew Westacott
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Grand Prix Corporation

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​Andrew Westacott is the longest serving Chief Executive of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC).

Andrew commenced at the AGPC in 2006 as the General Manager - Operations before later being appointed Deputy CEO.  He was appointed as CEO in February 2011. He is currently a Director of Karting Australia and a Member of the Organising Committee for the Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame Awards.  He has previously been a Member of the Formula 1® Commission and the Australian Motorsport Foundation. 

Prior to commencing at the AGPC, Andrew started his professional life as a chemical engineering project manager before taking up senior positions in logistics, procurement and supply chain management with MasterFoods Australia New Zealand and Uncle Ben’s of Australia.  He then moved into major events in 2005 and played a key part in the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games as Group Manager for Venue Delivery and Capital Projects.

 

He has a love of sport and sporting events and is committed to showcasing Melbourne and Victoria to the world through the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Dianne is CEO of ICN Victoria which, supported by the Victorian Government, has been working for local industry since 1984 to increase local capability and economic growth opportunities for local industry.  

 

Previously, Chief Executive of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce and Chief Executive, Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC), Dianne uses knowledge gained from over 20 years in the visitor economy, working in regional and metropolitan positions in marketing, visitor services, policy and strategy.  Other roles in the sector included Manager - Tourism Partnerships, Parks Victoria, for nine years, Executive Director, Ballarat Tourism and Marketing & Visitor Services Manager of Melbourne Zoo. She has worked in the hotel and computer industries, and holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.

 

Dianne represented regional Victoria on the State Government’s Community Support Fund Community Advisory Panel in the late 1990s.  She was a member of Victoria University’s Vice Chancellor’s Industry Advisory Board (IAB) from 2016 – 2019. Dianne is currently a non-Executive Director of the Emerald Tourist Railway Board and is the Deputy Chair.

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Dianne Smith
Chief Executive Officer
ICN Victoria

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Nanette Fitzgerald
Associate Deputy Secretary, Industry Development and Participation
 Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Nanette Fitzgerald is the Associate Deputy Secretary, Industry Development and Participation with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. In her role she oversees the implementation, delivery and compliance with the Local Jobs First Policy including the Major Projects Skills Guarantee, and has also been overseeing the development of the Victorian Government’s Fair Jobs Code. More broadly, her role encompasses industry development with a particular emphasis on the manufacturing sector and key subsectors including food and medtech, managing the implementation of initiatives that help drive broader outcomes including investment, employment, inclusion and trade outcomes.

Duncan is the Chief Executive Officer at North East Link Program (NELP). Duncan was appointed to this special purpose Program in April 2017.  The North East Link will finally complete the missing link in Melbourne, building the missing freeway link between the Metropolitan Ring Road at Greensborough and the Eastern Freeway.  As well as building Victoria’s longest twin road tunnels, the design delivers an overhaul of the Eastern Freeway, Melbourne’s first dedicated busway, completion of the Ring Road in Greensborough and a North East Trail with more than 34km of walking and cycling paths.

Along with Level Crossing Removal Project, Rail Projects Victoria, West Gate Tunnel Project and Major Road Projects Victoria, North East Link Program forms part of Victoria’s Major Transport Infrastructure Authority.

Duncan has also worked for Victoria's State road agency, VicRoads for 18 years, with his last 5 years as a Regional Director, responsible for road construction, planning and maintenance both in metropolitan Melbourne and South Western Victoria.

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Duncan Elliott
Chief Executive Officer
North East Link Project (NELP)

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Peter Bolanis
Senior Procurement Manager
Laing O'Rourke

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Peter is a highly qualified engineer with over 15 years’ experience in senior commercial, procurement and contract management roles with major local and multinational organisations in the construction, infrastructure and manufacturing industries.

 

His expertise is end-to-end procurement of direct and indirect commodities, managing up to $2,400 million of spend across critical and non-critical portfolios in construction and infrastructure projects.

 

Peter has a strong track record in driving change by developing and executing strategies, a national/global procurement framework and managing complex contractual arrangements to maximise value and minimise risks. He is a proven leader who is committed to organisational diversity, development and motivating teams through clear communication, a shared vision, and setting challenging objectives.

Currently the Industry Engagement Manager with ICN Victoria having commenced as a regional Industry Adviser.

 

Extensive background in manufacturing within the construction, technology and medical device sectors.

Genuine passion for Australian manufacturing and the opportunities it provides for innovation and economic growth.

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Grant Jennings
Industry Engagement Manager
ICN Victoria

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