SV has passionate and experienced industry leaders at the helm in sustainable communities, businesses, industry and local government. Our leaders drive a constructive, achievement-oriented culture and set the vision for change toward a sustainable and thriving Victoria.
Claire Ferres Miles – CEO
'All Victorians are seeking advice and action to reduce their energy use, recycle more, and respond to the challenges of our changing climate. I look forward to working with all stakeholders to ensure Victoria’s future is one of social, economic and environmental prosperity.'
Claire was appointed CEO Sustainability Victoria in November 2019, previously City of Melbourne’s Director City Strategy and Place.
Claire is an optimistic leader driven by curiosity and purpose. She has held executive roles in Transport for London, Victorian Government, Local Government and in the private sector, and is highly regarded for her collaborative leadership, authentic community engagement and innovative partnerships. Claire has been recognised as an IPAA Victorian Fellow (2019) and a ‘Top 50 Woman in the Victorian Public Sector’ (2017).
Claire is passionate about leading teams to achieve public value and positive impact, and deliver tangible outcomes for our community, with significant achievements in affordable housing, sustainability, transport and planning – to ensure our future is one of social, economic and environmental prosperity.
She has a Master of Transport, a Master of Traffic, a Bachelor of Planning & Design with majors in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and IPAA Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program.