Incolink, a joint enterprise of employer associations and construction industry unions, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.
The Incolink Board selected Erik Locke to take on the role, which will commence from 11 November.
Locke has held leadership positions in the private sector, unions and politics for more than 20 years.
Before joining Incolink, he was the Chief of Staff in three jurisdictions, held senior management positions in public relations and the union movement and was a senior elected official for the Labor party nationally and in Victoria, where he was State Secretary from 2002-2005. Locke also played a senior role in the marriage equality postal survey.
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He has worked in the investment banking sector in London and sits on the board of Andrew Denton’s charity, Go Gentle Australia.
Locke studied at the University of Western Australia, Murdoch and Griffith Universities, collecting a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Communications, Australia and the Asia Pacific. He is a member of and currently completing his Australian Institute of Company Directors course.
“I congratulate and welcome Erik to Incolink and I look forward to working with him in further supporting and enhancing the services Incolink provides to the Victorian and Tasmanian commercial construction Industries,” said Incolink Chair Brian Welch, on behalf of the Board.