Our Leaders

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Corporate Executive is our peak decision-making body, comprised of our Managing Director and Executive Directors from business units. Its objective is to set clear strategic direction for delivering government priorities and our Aspiration.

Peter Woronzow

Managing Director

BA (Economics), GDPSM, CPA

Peter draws on extensive experience to manage strategic partnerships and develop relationships to deliver successful outcomes for all involved. He is a member of CPA Australia and is a Director on the Board of Australian Road Research Board and Austroads Ltd. Peter chairs Main Roads’ Corporate Executive, Budget and Management Review and Audit Committees.

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Philip D’Souza

Acting Executive Director Finance and Commercial Services

BCom (Accounting and Finance), Grad Cert. L&M, CPA

Philip, as Chief Finance Officer, oversees provision of sustainable and innovative financial, investment, planning, business and commercial services. He is a member of CPA Australia and is a standing member on the Transport Audit and Risk Committee. Philip has more than 29 years’ experience in Main Roads specialising in strategic financial management policy, accounting, risk and governance. 

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Leo Coci

Executive Director Infrastructure Delivery

BEng (Hon), MBA

Leo is experienced in bridge design, road planning, project management and contract management. He is responsible for the procurement and delivery of high-value, complex infrastructure for some of our largest projects across Western Australia.

Leo is on the ISCA Board and is also leading Main Roads’ internal Senior Leadership Aboriginal Employment Initiatives Taskforce.

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Doug Morgan

Executive Director Planning and Technical Services

BEng (Electrical), MBA

Doug contributes to sustainable integrated transport through providing leadership in engineering, project development, road planning, environmental services and spatial data management. He has extensive knowledge in traffic and heavy vehicle operations and his role includes responsibility for network planning and road classification across the state.

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Tony Earl

Executive Director Network Operations Traffic Engineer

Tony is responsible for leading the team, based at our Road Network Operations Centre, to optimise performance of the road network. This involves facilitating safe and reliable movement of people and goods, with a focus on improving productivity and reliability in the metropolitan area. His extensive knowledge and experience through 43 years of dealing with road network performance improvement, is an asset in addressing congestion and implementing operational technology.

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Neville Willey

Acting Executive Director Human Resources

Post Grad Cert Bus, Prof Dip HRM

Neville oversees the provision of Main Roads’ Human Resources function. His focus is on workforce and succession planning, along with developing a high performing culture of skilled professionals through improved talent management. Neville brings extensive experience in the areas of human resource management, workforce planning and employee relations.
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Alan Colegate

Acting Executive Director Strategy and Communications

Dip Accounting, Grad Cert Bus

Alan is responsible for corporate strategic planning and the provision of timely, accurate and customer-centred communications. He represents Australia and New Zealand on the World Road Association Committee on Performance of Road and Transport Administrations. He is also a Divisional Coordinator and member of the Awards Committee of the Australasian Reporting Awards, committed to improving accountability and transparency in annual reporting across Australasia.

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John Erceg

Executive Director Central and Northern Regions

BEng (Civil)

John is responsible for providing asset management, maintenance and project delivery across the Wheatbelt, Goldfields–Esperance, Mid West – Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley regions. He also has state-wide responsibility for corporate asset management and regional contracting strategies, policies and functions. In addition to having worked throughout the state, John has held leadership positions in heavy vehicle operations, Austroads, and local and international network operations.

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Des Snook

Executive Director Metropolitan and Southern Regions and Heavy Vehicle Services

BEng (Civil)

Des is responsible for asset management, maintenance and project delivery services for the Metropolitan, South West and Great Southern regions. He also has state- wide responsibility for the delivery of Heavy Vehicle Services, electrical service assets, crisis and incident management, and railway crossing safety. At a national level, he is Western Australia’s Alternate Director on the boards of Austroads and Transport Certification Australia.

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Leadership Team Changes

Our Commissioner, Richard Sellers, has custodianship across the WA Transport Portfolio and continues to provide guidance and direction to achieve an integrated transport system.

During the year, we said farewell to Nicole Walton after three years of service. Alan Colegate is acting in the Executive Director Strategy and Communications role.