Leadership Conversations Podcast Episode with Vivienne King
Name: Vivienne King
Current title: CEO & Managing Director
Current organisation: Box Hill Institute
Vivienne King is currently the CEO & Managing Director of Box Hill Institute. Prior to her current position Vivienne worked in North America and held the role of President, British Columbia Rapid Transit Company which operated and maintained the Skytrain and Westcoast Express Transit systems in Vancouver, moving over 350 million passengers annually.
Before North America Vivienne held the position of CEO for KDR Gold Coast, the operator and maintainer of the Gold Coast Light Rail and prior to that the position of Group General Manager, Strategic & Service Development for RailCorp which provided metropolitan passenger rail services in Sydney; in that role Vivienne was responsible for its investment strategy, future design of rail networks and $1.2b capital works program. While working with RailCorp Vivienne also held the role of Chief Operations Officer leading 15 departments with over 8000 staff to deliver the day to day passenger services.
Vivienne has a strong interest in Public Policy and Education & Transit and has sat on many boards including the international passenger transport association (UiTP); holding the Australian & New Zealand chair for public transport; Australia’s transit committee for light rail and held a seat at the table for the Queensland chapter of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. Recently Vivienne sat on the international student advisory committee for Victoria and currently sits on the Lilydale Precinct Activation Board.
In her spare time Vivienne enjoys training for triathlons and half marathons.