Leadership Team

Andrew Head

Chief Executive Officer, WestConnex

Andrew joined Transurban in 2003, and has been an Executive Committee member for the past ten years, including heading the NSW Business on the management and operations of six toll roads in Sydney.

In his role leading the NSW Business, Andrew also oversaw the development and construction delivery of M2 Upgrade, M5 Widening, Lane Cove East facing ramp and NorthConnex Procurement.

Andrew has also been responsible for Strategy, Development, Mergers and Acquisitions and Investor Relations at Transurban. Before joining the company, Andrew worked in a variety of senior roles in both government and the private sector.

Jackson Ross

General Manager, Transition & PMO

Jackson has been with Transurban for approximately ten years and led a substantial component of the Queensland Motorways acquisition and transition program.

Following the successful transition and establishment of Transurban Queensland, Jackson was appointed General Manager, Queensland where he led a number of development projects, including the Logan Enhancement Project and the Inner City Bypass Upgrade.

Jackson recently relocated to Sydney as the General Manager, NSW Development, Partners and Integration to lead the operating model and integration planning work streams for the WestConnex transaction bid, as well as managing the co-investor relationships.

Terry Chapman

Project Director, M4 Widening and M4 East

Terry has more than 36 years’ experience in project management in the engineering and construction sectors, including natural resources, power transmission, rail transport, road and rail tunnelling and communication.

He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design and supply, installing and commissioning many of Australia’s road and rail tunnels, primarily with Alstom Australia and UGL Limited.

Terry has worked on major projects including Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Eastern Distributor, Epping to Chatswood rail, M5 East, and Lane Cove Tunnel, as well as tunnels in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

Terry holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of NSW, is a member of the Institute of Engineers and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ken Reynolds

Project Director, New M5

Ken has been involved with major projects and public-private partnerships for most of his career including design, construction, operations and ownership (concession financing) both in Australia and overseas.

His experience includes Melbourne Citylink, the Clem7 tunnels, the new Darwin prison, the new Port Botany container wharf and a cable-stayed bridge at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

Ken has held directorships and senior executive roles in a number of organisations including Baulderstone, Lendlease and Transurban. Ken led the Transurban equity investment of the M7 Motorway and took up the initial Chief Executive position for the M7 Motorway.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney.

Brian Mackrill

Chief Finance and Investment Officer

Brian has more than 25 years finance experience including roles as public company Chief Financial Officer, Director of Finance and Group Treasurer.  Prior to joining Sydney Motorway Corporation in 2016 he held the roles of General Manager Treasury for Vicinity Centres, Chief Financial Officer for Westfield Retail Trust, Director Finance (UK) and Group Treasurer for Westfield Group.  Brian has extensive experience across finance, treasury, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, including specific finance experience in property management, development, design and construction. 

Brian holds a Master of Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Steve Doran

Director, Human Resources and Services

Steve commenced with WestConnex in May 2014. Steve has over 18 years’ experience in Human Resources in civil construction and the public sector and has held senior management roles in Industrial Relations and HR. Steve has extensive experience in industrial and employee relations, workplace health and safety, policy, organisational design and change and employee engagement. He is an experienced industrial advocate in various courts and tribunals and has played key executive advisory roles in major organisational change and transformation.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Industrial Relations from the University of NSW, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology Sydney and a Masters in Public Administration from the Australia NZ School of Government and the University of Sydney. 

Shaune Rosser

Chief Information Officer

Shaune is an information technology professional with more than 15 years’ experience in strategy development, planning and delivery of large-scale business and technology transformation initiatives. He has a strong track record of delivering results and driving efficiencies to optimise business processes and systems.

Shaune has worked across the public and private sectors in Australia and internationally, successfully leading IT mergers for government agencies, shared IT services for large government clusters and the implementation of market leading IT as-a-Service operating models. His experience in working across diverse and complex environments includes key transformation roles with NSW Health and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, as well as consulting roles in the finance, government, university and clinical innovation sectors. 

Andrew Ockenden

General Manager Corporate Communications

Andrew is a communications professional with more than ten years’ experience working in public affairs, government relations, community engagement, and marketing across both public and private sectors. He has a demonstrated record of developing and executing communication strategies that drive the successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, government policy and corporate initiatives. 

Prior to joining Sydney Motorway Corporation, Andrew held the roles of Senior Media Adviser to the Federal Minister for Cities and the Built Environment, and Senior Stakeholder Relations Adviser (Major Projects) at Iluka Resources.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Media from the University of Adelaide.

John Morton

Director Strategy, Commercial and Legal

Appointed Director Strategy, Commercial and Legal in June 2017.

John has nearly 30 years legal experience and has held senior executive roles in large, international engineering, construction and contract mining companies.

Prior to joining SMC, John held senior legal positions at ABB Engineering Construction and ABB Australia, was General Counsel for nearly a decade at Leighton Contractors (now CPB Contractors) and Group General Counsel at Leighton Holdings Limited (now Cimic Group Limited) with responsibility for the group’s legal function which included Leighton Contractors, Thiess, John Holland Group and Leighton Asia.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts from UNSW, a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.