TCA promotes an inclusive workplace which encourages the exchange of rich insights, fresh perspectives, and innovative thinking between individuals, which deliver powerful synergies to TCA's Members and other government organisations.

We support our people through ongoing development and learning opportunities and create a supportive team environment for all our people.

TCA promotes a culture of professionalism, innovation and integrity, with a commitment to accountability, quality and excellence in the delivery of all TCA services.

We strive to be an employer of choice.

TCA is led by a Corporate Management Group comprising:

Stuart Ballingall, Executive General Manager
 
Stuart holds a Master of Business Administration (Technology Management), a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) with Honours and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a PhD candidate at University of Melbourne researching safety assurance for automated driving systems. Stuart has over 20 years' experience in the automotive and transport sectors, including executive leadership roles at VicRoads, Austroads and Transport for Victoria.
 
He has significant board and committee experience, including with the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) Board of Directors, the National Positioning Infrastructure Advisory Board, the national Land Transport Technology Working Group, and several other national and international committees on vehicle and transport technologies.
 
Stuart brings to TCA proven success in leading large business units and delivering complex technical programs, particularly in areas of intelligent transport systems, automotive engineering, information services, and policy and regulatory reform. He is recognised nationally and internationally for his leadership in emerging transport technologies and his focus on driving transformational change and delivering positive outcomes. 

Heather Hausler, General Manager Corporate Operations

Heather holds a Master of Public Policy & Management, a Bachelor of Business degree, Victoria College and a range of industry qualifications. In 1998 she was a state finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards. She has also been a member of professional organisations and committees—and is a current member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Australian Human Resources Institute.

She has over 30 years in government administration, corporate services, governance, security, finance and business services and human resources, with experience in executive management roles at Fair Work Building and Construction, Fair Work Ombudsman, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, among others.

Heather brings to TCA a demonstrated commitment to integrity, senior executive experience across agencies and proven ability to manage change and respond to and initiate new directions. 

Gavin Hill, General Manager Strategy and Delivery

Gavin holds a Master of Public Administration degree and Bachelor of Arts degree. He has 18 years’ experience in working across stakeholders in government and the private sector to delivery public policy reforms. Previous roles include senior policy advisory positions in the Office of the Minister for Roads and Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW), as well as management roles at the Roads and Traffic Authority and Austroads.

Gavin is active in international collaboration, including work on the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) / ITF (International Transport Forum) initiatives, the International Forum for Road Transport Technology, and telematics deployment projects in Scandinavia.

Gavin brings to TCA leadership in strategic and business planning through measurable outcomes.

Paul Corkill, General Manager Operations

Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a range of industry qualifications. He has 15 years’ experience in transport regulation and has led the development and administration of a range of licensing and certification schemes through his experience in regulating the Maritime and Taxi industries.

In his role with TCA, Paul is responsible for national oversight of the Intelligent Access Program, Certification and Type-approval of telematics hardware and administration of Australia’s Telematics Analytics Platform.

Paul brings to TCA strong leadership and technical proficiency in a motivated and energetic environment of high collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.