Luca is a Managing Director of Transfield Holdings.
Luca has held senior management positions within Transfield Pty Ltd, including Associate Managing Director from 1999 to 2007, Regional Director Asia from 1992 to 1999 and Development Director at Sabemo from 1988 to 1989. He has a special interest in urban infrastructure and the politics related thereto.
He was a non-executive director of Perisher Blue Pty Limited and of Transfield Services Limited. Luca chaired the Biennale of Sydney from 2000 to 2014. He was also Chairman of the Art Committees at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and Western Sydney University, and a Director of the Transfield Foundation.
Luca was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2009 for service to the arts and to the community through a range of philanthropic endeavours and executive roles.
In 2007, Luca was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at UTS for his contribution to Sydney’s culture. In 2004, he founded The newDemocracy Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on political reform.
Luca holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma in Urban Estate Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Western Sydney.