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GRV Board

Bernie Carolan

Bernie Carolan – Chairperson 

Bernie Carolan has extensive senior executive experience and held other Board positions for a number of years. Bernie was the CEO of Metlink Victoria, the Transport Ticketing Authority and was Managing Director at M>Tram. Recently, Bernie has been running his own consultancy, Caroplan, that offers consulting and advisory services on management, stakeholder and government relations and transport projects.

Mr Carolan began his role as Chairman in July 2015.

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Judith Bornstein – Deputy Chairperson

Judith Bornstein is a Melbourne barrister with extensive experience in industrial and employment relations across the public and private sectors and has been a member of boards, committees and groups advising Commonwealth and Victorian Governments and organisations.

As a Commissioner of the former Industrial Relations Commission of Victoria, Ms Bornstein has been closely involved in Victorian greyhound racing through her responsibility for industrial relations within the industry.

She is a member of the Victorian Bar and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Bornstein joined the GRV Board in March 2015.

Ken Lay

Ken Lay – Board Member

Ken Lay has more than 40 years’ experience with the Victoria Police after joining the force in 1974 and was Victoria’s Chief Police Commissioner from 2011-2014.

In addition to his position on the GRV Board, Mr Lay also leads the National Ice Taskforce that has been set up by the Federal Government to tackle the issue of the use of the drug ice in Australian society. He has also been appointed the Chairman of Ambulance Victoria.

Mr Lay joined the GRV Board in March 2015.

Peita Elkhorne

Peita Elkhorne – Board Member

Peita Elkhorne is a former director of the Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (MGRA), which runs The Meadows facility. Ms Elkhorne has previously been involved in the industry as a greyhound owner. She has extensive experience in business development, marketing and management and is currently a director of Xcelerate Consulting.

Ms Elkhorne was appointed to the Board in October 2015

Rob Greenall

Rob Greenall – Board Member

Rob Greenall is a registered veterinarian who has worked for over 25 years in private practice, higher education/research, the public sector (in animal welfare and agvet chemicals regulatory roles) and consulting to animal industries. Mr Greenall has a Masters degree in Veterinary Studies and is highly experienced in strategic project leadership, management and evaluation. Mr Greenall is currently the Managing Director of AgVet Projects Pty Ltd.

Mr Greenall was appointed to the Board in October 2015