Catherine Hopper


Catherine was appointed a Director of Ports Victoria on 1 October 2022.


She is a skilled infrastructure professional, with experience across investment banking, funds management and Australian corporates.


Catherine brings a range of skills to the Ports Victoria board, particularly commercial and financial expertise focused on strategic planning and financial governance.


In her current role as the General Manager Commercial Optimisation at Transurban Ltd, Catherine leads the Commercial and Finance teams for Transurban’s Victorian region, which comprises CityLink and the West Gate Tunnel Project. She is responsible for strategic planning, finance, commercial contracts and the optimisation of asset operations.


She currently holds a number of Director positions in the not for profit sector, focused on education and social justice.


Catherine holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) / Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University. She is also a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).


Board Committee membership

– Chair, Audit Committee