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Our Board

Randall Straw

Chairman

Randall has over 31 years experience in government ICT, formerly serving as Deputy Secretary of Innovation and Technology at the then-Department of Business and Innovation and prior to that as Executive Director Multimedia Victoria and a range of other ICT and technology related positions. He has extensive knowledge of and experience in the management of large scale ICT and technology related reform projects in government.

Kathryn Anderson

Kathryn is Deputy Secretary Corporate Services with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. She is responsible for the delivery of a range of corporate support and advisory services, including people and culture, finance and planning, business operations, legal, information and communications services. Kathryn has more than 25 years experience as a public servant, across Commonwealth, Queensland and Victorian jurisdictions, including six years with the Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Johanna Barker

Johanna (Joh) has extensive corporate, banking and IT management experience, in particular in the establishment and management of shared services. She is a former executive manager of the ANZ Bank and has held senior finance, IT and business positions in SMS Ltd and IBM. She currently holds a broad range of board and committee appointments and is also a previous member of the Victorian Government Shared Services Advisory Board (2010-2012). Joh has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Masters of Commerce (Finance).

Julie Fahey

Julie has over 30 years experience in technology with KPMG, SAP, General Motors, Exxon and Western Mining, and has fulfilled roles including Program Management, CIO, software vendor, and consultant. Julie retired from KPMG in June 2014 where she spent 10 years in leadership roles including National Lead Partner Telecommunications, Media and Technology, and National Managing Partner – Markets. She is currently a Board member of Datacom, disability services organisation Yooralla and a Non-Executive Director of Seek.

Conrad Harvey

Conrad brings a wealth of experience in the innovative use of ICT in service delivery. He is a former Group General Manager of Coles, where he led the transformation of service delivery through information technology and digital delivery channels. He is currently Chief Information Officer of logistics and supply chain company Linfox.

Dr Richard Tait

Richard is one of Australia’s most experienced information technology executives, having served in a range of strategically important Chief Technologist and Chief Information Officer roles, including Goldman Sachs, JB Were and the ANZ Bank. He is a recognised authority on the delivery of major transformation programs and risk management.

Board member: Carolyn De Gois

Carolyn De Gois

In her current role as the Special Advisor to the Victorian Government, she is responsible for leading a Whole of Government reform agenda, focused on providing transparent and effective integrated services to the community and building on a One VPS vision.
Carolyn is a proven international business and technology executive with a demonstrated track record of transformational leadership and successful organisational change. She has influenced and collaborated with executives in politically challenging situations across a variety of companies both in Australia and internationally, and within public and private domains.