Executive Leadership Team


Neil is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years' of experience in strategic and operational leadership across the rail industry.

He has a proven track record of delivering commercial, operational and shareholder value through improved safety, customer service, operating discipline, asset utilisation and enterprise governance.

As Head of SEQ, Neil is responsible for the strategic and operational management of Queensland Rail’s SEQ network including the delivery of safe and reliable train services for the people of Queensland.

Neil Backer

Renaye is an experienced executive with more than 25 years’ experience across the infrastructure, property and corporate sector.

Renaye specialises in building high performance teams to deliver results and has contributed to many significant infrastructure projects including Brisbane’s Eastern Busway and Inner Northern Busway. Renaye is an outspoken advocate for delivering more for communities when delivering infrastructure and highlights the importance of weaving infrastructure back into the urban fabric, creating added economic benefits and engaging with the community.

As Group Executive Commercial Property, Renaye plays a key role in the development of commercial opportunities for Queensland Rail, unlocking incremental revenue streams for both strategic property decisions as well as leading major precinct transformations. As Acting Group Executive Strategy, Planning and Transformation Renaye is responsible for providing senior leadership of Queensland Rail's enterprise strategy and strategic operational plans and overseeing the organisation's transformation.

Renaye Peters