New VACC Executive Director
After 17 years of leadership, David Purchase has passed the reins to Geoff Gwilym.
CEO of Auto Skills Australia, Geoff began his automotive career in the UK, where he undertook a vehicle body making apprenticeship. He practiced his trade for 10 years, both in the UK and Australia, and spent 7 years teaching in the TAFE system before joining VACC for 3 years. Geoff spent 1 year at the University of Melbourne, before leading the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council.
“Geoff will bring a wealth of experience to the organisation, which will ensure it continues to provide its 5,500 members in Victoria and Tasmania with excellent advice and service,” VACC President, John Buskes, said.
VACC welcomes Geoff to the organisation and looks forward to his leadership for many years to come.
Geoff will commence his role with VACC on 1 December 2014.