Dr David Iverach has over 40 years of experience at executive level within the private and public sectors.
He is a senior advisor to the owners of Transfield Holdings and investment director at Angophora Capital, the private company of one of the Transfield owners. He is also chair of BioPower Systems (a startup wave energy company) and a shadow director of Sydney Harbour Tunnel (toll road).
Dr Iverach held a number of executive positions during his 25-year tenure at Transfield including as chief executive of investments, chief executive of energy, chief executive of corporate services, commercial manager of construction, and executive manager of project development. He also played a key role in the formation of Transfield's services business, now the Spanish-owned BroadSpectrum.
Prior to joining Transfield, Dr Iverach was director general of transport in the NSW Government (under the Unsworth and Greiner Governments). Other government positions included head of research coordination at the Public Service Board and principal engineer at the Environment Protection Authority. He also played leading roles in the development of several landmark projects including the Nam Theun 2 hydro schem in Laos, the Sydney Airport railway and privatised water treatment plants.
Dr Iverach holds an honours degree in Chemical Engineering, a postgraduate diploma in Fuel Technology, a PhD in high temperature combustion, and two years in the USA on a Harkness Fellowship at the Sloan School of Management at MIT as a Visiting Fellow in Economics and Innovation.