The Victorian Government has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the Suburban Rail Loop Authority.
Suburban Rail Loop Minister Jacinta Allan announced Frankie Carroll will take up the position of CEO on 27 January 2021.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors in major infrastructure and finance. Carroll joins the Suburban Rail Loop Authority from the Queensland Public Service where he recently held the position of Under Treasurer, leading the Queensland Treasury.
Formerly Director-General of Queensland’s Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Carroll was responsible for delivering planning reforms and infrastructure across Queensland.
As former CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority, he also helped to deliver a $13 billion program of reconstruction works, prioritising critical projects to aid Queensland’s recovery from major natural disasters.
- Preferred route for Suburban Rail Loop revealed
- EOI open for Suburban Rail Loop Initial and Early Works packages
- Works to start on Stage One of Suburban Rail Loop
Carroll was also Director of Trade and Investment Queensland, Director of Building Queensland and Chair of Economic Development Queensland. He previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Water Infrastructure, where he helped deliver major water storage facilities across south-east Queensland.
He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Charter Accountant of Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Association of Institute of Taxation in Ireland.
“Frankie Carroll brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the Suburban Rail Loop at an important time in the development and delivery of this transformative project,” Allan said.
“The Suburban Rail Loop team has a big task ahead as we get on with early works to get this massive project underway.”
Expressions of Interest are currently open for the delivery of the first phase of works on Stage One of the Suburban Rail Loop.