Thursday, 19 April 2018 – Health Sector in Victoria
Speaker: Tony Michele – Executive Director, Delivery – Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority
Tony Michele will speak about the new Victorian Health & Human Services Building Authority and some upcoming changes to how they will be commissioning masterplans and feasibility studies, both of which are expected to involve strong elements of design. Tony will also talk about the forward pipeline of projects in Victoria and the design outcomes the Victorian Government will be seeking.
Tony Michele is the recently appointed Executive Director – Delivery for the VHHSBA, the Victorian Government agency responsibility for planning, delivery and ongoing asset management of all public sector health infrastructure in Victoria. Tony’s professional background is in operational health and hospital-based research as a former senior executive at The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. Tony brings to his new role a track record for successful delivery of social (health) infrastructure projects, including the $630 million Bendigo Hospital PPP Project, and the $1.1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, a joint Federal and Victorian Government-funded social infrastructure PPP.
Immediately prior to re-joining government in 2010, Tony was Bid Director at Bilfinger Berger Project Investments responsible for PPP bids for health and hospital projects in Australia and New Zealand. And in 2008, Tony led the PPP team as the client Project Director on the $300 million Victorian Royal Women’s Hospital. Educated at the University of Queensland, Tony also enjoyed working at the University for several years in the School of Biomedical Sciences within the Faculty of Science.