Jose moved to Australia in 2017 when Acciona acquired an 80% stake in the Geotech Group and has served as a Director for the company and Managing Director of Acciona Construction Australia for the past three years.
He is Deputy Chairman of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, and a member of the Monash Industry Council of Advisors and the Business Council of Australia.
Sergio is Chief Operating Officer of Downer Australian Operations, having held previous roles of Divisional Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of other Downer businesses over the last decade.
Sergio’s career at Downer commenced with the acquisition of RPC Roads Pty Ltd in 2003 where he had been General Manager. Prior to working for RPC Roads, he held senior management positions with CSR Emoleum.
Sergio is a leader focused on safety, delivery, relationships and thought leadership and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Certificate in Mechanical Design.
Board Member - Clare Gardiner-Barnes
Clare is Head of Strategy, Planning and Innovation at Infrastructure NSW. Prior to this she was Deputy Secretary, Freight, Strategy and Planning at Transport for NSW, a role she was appointed to in August 2015, and before that Chief Executive at the Department of Transport in the Northern Territory. She has held senior positions across a number of areas of government, including Chief Executive at the Department of Children and Families in the Northern Territory and in the policy area of the Department of Education and Training in Queensland.
Board Member - Corey Hannett
Corey is the Director-General of the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA), the government authority charged with overseeing Victoria's major transport projects currently in planning and under construction. A number of project teams come under the umbrella of the MTIA - the Level Crossing Removal Project, North East Link Project, West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Road Projects Victoria and Rail Projects Victoria. Prior to his current role, Corey was Coordinator-General of the Major Transport Infrastructure Program (from July 2014), and before that CEO of the Regional Rail Link Authority (from 2009 to 2014).
Board Member - Andrew Head
Andrew is currently seconded from Transurban as Chief Executive Officer of WestConnex. He joined Transurban in 2003, and as an Executive Committee member for the past 10 years has contributed to numerous major acquisitions and project developments, including WestConnex, NorthConnex, the Lane Cove Tunnel, Hills M2 and Sydney Roads Group (Eastern Distributor, M4 and M5 South West), and their subsequent transitions.
During his career at Transurban, Andrew has held a number of key board positions, including Director and Chair of the Eastern Distributor, M5 Motorway, Westlink M7 and NorthConnex. Before joining Transurban, he worked in a variety of senior roles across both the government and private sector.
Board Member - Gillian Miles
Gillian is CEO and Commissioner at the National Transport Commission and has over three decades of experience across the public sector, particularly in the transport and community-focussed services. She has previously been Head of Transport for Victoria, where she led a significant reform of the state’s transport system that put users’ interests at the forefront of Victoria’s approach to designing and delivering integrated transport solutions.
Gillian has held several other senior leadership roles within Victoria’s public sector, and is a former Head of Strategy and Performance for the Transport Accident Commission.
Board Member - Marko Misko
Marko is a Partner with law firm HWL Ebsworth specialising in the areas of construction and infrastructure, energy and resources, health and transport. He is one of Australia’s pre-eminent government, infrastructure and project lawyers, with nearly 30 years' experience acting for both the public and private sectors across the full spectrum of infrastructure sectors. His focus is on collaborative approaches to project delivery models and risk allocation.
In addition to his Board role at Roads Australia, Marko sits on the boards of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia and the Australasian BIM Advisory Board.
Board Member - Juan Santamaria
Juan is Executive Chairman and CEO of CIMIC Group Limited and has extensive international experience in the delivery of large and complex construction, services and PPP projects and has been responsible for projects and businesses in Australia, Europe, North America, Latin America and South Africa.
Before commencing as CIMIC Group’s CEO in February 2020, he was Managing Director of CPB Contractors (CIMIC Group’s construction business), with responsibility for CPB Contractors, Leighton Asia and Broad across their international operations. Prior to that, Juan held roles as the Managing Director of UGL (CIMIC Group’s services business) and Executive General Manager Public Private Partnerships and Construction West at CPB Contractors.
Board Member - Neil Scales OBE
Neil is Director-General of the Department of Transport and Main Roads in Queensland. He joined the Queensland Public Sector in March 2011 as CEO of TransLink, where he was responsible for leadership of the public transport network across Queensland. Prior to joining TransLink, Neil was the Chief Executive and Director-General of Merseytravel, the transport authority for Merseyside in the north of England.
Along with almost 40 years experience in the transport industry, Neil holds undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in engineering, an MBA and is a Fellow of three major UK engineering institutions.
Board Member - Rodd Staples
An engineer who grew up in Sydney’s south, Rodd has significant experience in transport and infrastructure issues and was Secretary of Transport for NSW for over three years.
As the State's most senior transport bureaucrat, Rodd led more than 25,000 people in the planning, management and delivery of transport infrastructure and services for all transport modes. Prior to taking over the reins of TfNSW in November 2017, he was Program Director for the Sydney Metro and has held senior roles in both the public and private sectors.
CHAIR - Sergio Cinerari, Chief Operating Officer, Downer Australian Operations
DEPUTY CHAIR - Chris Jackson, General Manager - Customer Experience, Transurban
CHAIR - Scott Olsen, CEO, Fredon
DEPUTY CHAIR - Kay Salvair-Smith, Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
CHAIR - Juan Santamaria, Executive Chairman and CEO, CIMIC Group Limited
DEPUTY CHAIR (ROADWORKER SAFETY) - Jeff Doyle, CEO, Altus Traffic
CHAIR - Marko Misko, Partner, HWL Ebsworth
DEPUTY CHAIR - Jay Stricker, Industry Director - Transportation, AECOM
CHAIR - Aneetha de Silva, MD - Government, Aurecon
DEPUTY CHAIR - Mandi Mees, Executive Leader Safety, National Transport Commission
Diversity & Inclusion Committee
CHAIR - Clare Gardiner-Barnes - Head of Strategy, Planning and Innovation, Infrastructure NSW
DEPUTY CHAIR - Katriina Tahka - CEO, A Human Agency