Our executive leadership
Graham Fraine, Director-General
Graham has 27 years experience in public policy, program development and service delivery across state and local government.
Graham has previously held Deputy Director-General roles within the Queensland Government Department of the Premier and Cabinet and the Department of Transport and Main Roads and Deputy Under Treasurer, Queensland Treasury.
His strong passion for working in the public service is evident and he values the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of Queenslanders as well as to give back to the community. Graham is known for his strategic leadership that inspires a strong sense of purpose and his extensive experience across government sees him bring a broad whole-of-sector perspective to the role.
In 2018, Graham was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service to social science research and policy development in Queensland. Graham also holds a bachelor degree in psychology from James Cook University of North Queensland and a PhD from the Queensland University of Technology.
Michael Glover, Acting Deputy Director-General, Regional Development and Manufacturing
Michael was formerly Chief Financial Officer for the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (CRRDA). Before this, he was the A/Deputy Director-General for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and was Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer for the delivery of Airport Link Tunnel in Brisbane. Both Cross River Rail Delivery Authority and Airport Link are transformative transport and infrastructure projects.
Michael Glover has more than 30 years’ experience as a senior executive in the commercial and government sectors, within infrastructure and corporate services. With a Bachelor of Commerce and an Executive Masters Business Administration (MBA), he also has extensive experience in boards and board sub-committees, including the management of Audit and Risk Committees.
Michael is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow to Australian Institute of Management, Australian Institute of Company Secretaries and Fellow Australian Institute of Internal Auditors.
Michael is an Old Boy of Ipswich Grammar and has been involved in Queensland Rugby for over 32 years sitting on both the QJRU and QRU Boards. He has also managed a number of Queensland representative teams.
Linda Dobe, Deputy Director-General, Water
Linda has worked in state government water functions for more than 14 years with lead roles covering urban water supply planning and policy, safe and reliable water service provision, dam safety regulation and assessment of new bulk water infrastructure projects. Linda was also a member of the Department of Energy and Water Supply’s renewal team for 12 months.
Prior to working in water, Linda worked for 5 years in the state government mines department on various policy and planning matters, stakeholder engagement and led the state’s Indigenous Land Use Agreement for Exploration projects. Linda also has private sector experience in education, finance, and mining, where she worked as an exploration geologist for some years.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2021