Victorian Government Purchasing Board members

Learn more about the Victorian Government Purchasing Board members, how they are selected and how to contact them.

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The board consists of a chair and at least 6 other members. The Board selects members based on their experience and expertise in procurement-related matters. They can be internal or external to government.

The Board meets every 2 months to:

  • develop and approve policies
  • provide guidance on strategic procurements
  • discuss procurement policy and practice matters.

It reports to the Minister for Government Services.


Nadine Lennie

Nadine Lennie is a finance professional with more than 25 years of experience in procurement across large-scale programs to deliver projects in both the public and private sectors. Nadine brings to the position of chairperson extensive financial acumen, experience working in government policy frameworks along with expertise in leadership and board management.

Nadine is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer at Transgrid, having previously held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer at Atlas Arteria, an international toll road company based in Melbourne.


Charleene Mundine

Charleene Mundine is a procurement professional who developed her industry knowledge through working on a diverse range of experiences in environments, including large infrastructure and multi-disciplinary building projects. Charleene is involved across all aspects of project delivery, including front-end tendering and evaluation, through to managing activities and teams. As a result, she is consistent in high-quality project delivery.

Charleene is the Founder and Director of DLCM, an organisation that supports First Nation and socially diverse individuals, communities and businesses. She is a trusted partner within the Indigenous Procurement and Social Diversity and Inclusion space. Her vision is to promote and expand the First Nation and Social enterprise product and service providers sector working with service providers to ensure they hold the capacity and ability to deliver on commitments.

Leveraging her cultural heritage as a Wehabal woman from the West Bundjalung nation with her intersectional identity, Charleene works with government, non-profit and corporate sectors to improve economic participation for First Nation people through procurement and employment strategies.

Claire Thomas

Claire Thomas is an economics professional with a background in public policy and administration. Now an independent public policy consultant, Claire has provided economic and public policy advice to a range of government and not-for-profit organisations.

Claire is a member of the Independent Review Panel providing probity oversight over the allocation of gambling licences in Victoria, and an independent member of the Department of Justice and Community Safety Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Denise Dyer

Denise Dyer is a multi-skilled professional with extensive experience in procurement, property and stakeholder relationship management. She has expertise in delivering major capability and change projects including information technology initiatives across a large, complex government business enterprise.

Denise also has a background in finance, consulting and in achieving social procurement outcomes in sourcing activities. Previously Denise chaired the Corporate Real Estate Committee of the Victorian Property Council, and was the Company Secretary of corProcure, a joint venture between major corporations to promote global buying. Denise is currently the Associate Director Campus and Asset Services at Swinburne University of Technology.

Peter Gluskie

Peter Gluskie is an information and communications technology (ICT) professional with significant procurement experience in a range of sectors including technology, telecommunications, supply chain and FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) organisations.

Peter brings to the VGPB significant experience leading complex technology transformation projects and procurements, along with expertise in governance, data and insights, complex problem-solving and financial management. Peter is currently a director/principal at Eagle Advantage Pty Ltd, a program management and strategy delivery consultancy.

Peter Lane

Peter Lane is an experienced information technology professional primarily in the private sector
and is currently the Chief Information Officer for Goodstart Early Learning. Before this, Peter was employed in the Victorian Public Service as Chief Information Officer in the Department of Jobs,
Precincts and Regions.

Peter has a background in consulting in the United Kingdom and as a technology professional with General Motors. Peter has provided leadership and expertise to the Board, particularly in relation to oversight of technology SPCs and the VGPB’s strategic priority to enhance procurement systems and data.

Raoul Wainwright

Raoul Wainwright is an experienced industrial advocate, with a strong background in workplace relations and community services. Raoul has substantial experience in public policy development and working with government at all levels.

Raoul brings a practical understanding of the role of procurement in driving social, employment and environmental outcomes, in line with the Government’s commitment to driving deeper value for money from procurement, including through the Social Procurement Framework.