Angela Skandarajah is set to head up Development Victoria as the new chief executive officer.
She was appointed to the position after acting in the role for 10 months.
Ms Skandarajah has been a partner and the national head of Minter Ellison’s real estate, environment and planning practice.
Development Victoria is responsible for “delivering projects that create cultural and recreational facilities, and bring key urban and regional precincts to life.”
The organisation is presently working on 45 projects including the redevelopment of Melbourne Park, the Melbourne Arts Precinct and State Library Victoria, the development of the new GovHub in Ballarat, precinct renewal at Docklands, Fishermans Bend and central Dandenong and some housing diversity and affordability projects.