Travis Heeney

Chief Operating Officer – Community, Residential & Pathways, genU


Travis Heeney joined genU in May 2023, following a career dedicated to community services.

With a passion for empowering individuals to achieve their potential, Travis has significant experience in community-focused organisations. He has held leadership positions in the education, public health, not-for-profit and local government sectors. Most recently, Travis was the CEO at GOTAFE, one of Victoria’s largest regional TAFE institutes.

Travis is a tertiary-qualified, results-driven executive with strong business, political, and financial acumen. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work with Honours, has completed the Company Director’s Course at the Australian Institute for Company Directors, and undertaken further study through Harvard Business School.