Sectoral Transformation Prof Colin Duffield
Colin is a Professor in Engineering Project Management within the School of Engineering at The University of Melbourne, and a Senior Fellow of the Law School. He has held a range of executive positions both within the university and industry, including past Director of Infrastructure Australia and current Director of the Australian Certification Authority for Reinforcing and Structural Steels (ACRS).
Colin has extensive experience in the governance of long-term contracts and the interaction between policy, technical matters, risk management, financing and contractual arrangements as they apply to infrastructure. This expertise has been gained through an involvement in infrastructure delivery for public and private clients (both as a practitioner and researcher); as an adviser to projects on risk and project structuring; and, as an independent reviewer and researcher of major engineering contracts.