Troy Spence has extensive experience in dispute resolution, agreement negotiation, corporate governance, and public administration.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Troy worked for 18 years in both public sector and private sector industrial relations appearing in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and the Fair Work Commission. During this time, he also negotiated a significant number of Enterprise Agreements and Certified Agreements. Troy led negotiations for project greenfield agreements for major civil infrastructure and mechanical engineering projects throughout Queensland including the Legacy Way Tunnel and for the construction of three LNG Plants on Curtis Island.
Troy has previously been a Director on a number of boards including the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Authority (QLeave), Building and the Construction Industry Training Fund (Qld) (Construction Skills Queensland) and the Australian Construction Industry Redundancy Trust.
Troy was the inaugural Chair of the AustralianSuper Queensland Advisory Board which was established after the successful merger of the Aust Q Superannuation fund and AustralianSuper in 2014. Troy is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Troy holds the following academic qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws, graduating with Honours, from the Queensland University of Technology;
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice;
Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Political Science from the University of Queensland; and
Diploma of Superannuation from the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.