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Meet Keith Herdman

Chief Financial Officer

Keith Herdman is an accomplished executive with experience in financial and commercial management with specific experience leading significant asset procurement, company mergers and acquisitions in the aviation and tourism sectors.   

His experience extends to directorships of regional aviation companies and superannuation funds, including Chairman of Hamilton Island Airport Pty.  

Over his 40-year career Keith has developed specific skills in aircraft acquisition and financing, large information technology projects (including leading a major SAP implementation) and stakeholder management with local, state and international governments throughout Australia and internationally.

He has provided expert advice in submissions to senate inquires and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission inquiries, as well as having dealt with national regulators. As an experienced financial executive and company secretary, he understands the corporate governance requirements to support Visit Victoria as its Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.  

Prior to his role at Visit Victoria, Keith was the General Manager of Corporate Services for the Melbourne Convention Bureau. He was previously Finance Manager (Deputy Chief Financial Officer) and Director Regional Airlines at Ansett Australia and Chief Financial Officer at Air Nauru.