Meet our Directors
Geoff Casey MBA
Geoff has an extensive background in regulatory policy, risk and safety management systems in safety critical industries. His primary background and experience have been in the aviation industry including as an airline pilot, in air traffic management, as a regulator and having responsibility for operational safety, risk and investigations at Qantas, including holding the regulatory delegation as Head of Safety. As well as experience working in rail and mining, he has lectured in Systems Engineering and Risk at Queensland University of Technology.
In recent years Geoff has been a senior executive with responsibility for setting up the national regulator of heavy vehicles (NHVR) including the delivery of the National Heavy Vehicle Safety Strategy, and associated Safety Program and Assurance Framework. During his time with the NHVR he led the roll out of Safety Management Systems to the heavy vehicle industry through the development and delivery of comprehensive guidance and education materials.
He has worked closely with boards, executive leadership, Ministers and their advisors to determine, develop and implement appropriate policies and mechanisms to ensure regulatory and safety outcomes are achieved.
Having been on both sides of the regulatory fence Geoff has an intimate understanding of the expectations of a regulator and the frustrations and challenges of an operator or business.
Julia Casey MBA BSpThy
Julia has a degree in Speech Pathology and a Master of Business Administration to support a diverse background in leadership initiatives and stakeholder engagement within government and the private sector. Her experience and capability span across the sectors of health, aged care, disability, mental health and justice.
As a lead clinician, Julia has provided clinical governance to teams within neuro-rehabilitation, aged care and palliative settings. She has experience in leading teams to design, implement and review key business processes to meet risk, assurance, regulatory and legislative requirements.
Holding current appointments as a Member of the Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal and the Mental Health Review Tribunal (Queensland), Julia has specialist knowledge of the complex and interrelated factors pertaining to guardianship, aged care and mental health legislation that are relevant to the wellbeing and recovery of adults with a mental illness, cognitive disability and/or intellectual disability. She is skilled in communication access and the application of human rights legislation pertaining to decision-making and mental health care.