Our executive leadership
Michael Glover, Acting Director-General
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 in 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.
John Lewis, Acting Deputy Director-General, Manufacturing
John is currently Acting Deputy Director-General, Manufacturing for the department.
John has held senior executive roles providing leadership and coordination of government-led initiatives, which support economic growth through industry development and attraction.
He currently leads the implementation of Queensland’s Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap, delivered in partnership with industry, to support the state’s manufacturing firms adopt Industry 4.0 technologies and practices.
Throughout John’s 30-year public sector career, he has adopted a strategic, goal-focused approach to policy development that results in economic, regional development and community benefit.
John is particularly interested in industry development initiatives that generate opportunities for young people to access new and exciting career paths.
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: 24 Mar 2021