Infrastructure in Australia: setting the WA agenda

Infrastructure in Australia: setting the WA agenda

WA
Jul 10
CEDA WA welcomes Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew AO joined by Infrastructure WA Chairman John Langoulant AO as they set the agenda on delivering better outcomes for people across transport, energy, telecommunications, water and social infrastructure in WA and across Australia.

Speakers

John Langoulant AO, Chair Designate, Infrastructure WA
Romilly Madew AO, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

Event overview

Infrastructure Australia has a mandate to prioritise and advise on nationally significant infrastructure over the next 15 years. It has over 100 projects and initiatives in the pipeline, including 16 based in WA. 
 
Join an audience of infrastructure leaders to gain insights on the plan ahead with a special focus on WA.

Meet the speakers

John Langoulant AO
Chair Designate, Infrastructure WA

John Langoulant has extensive executive experience in the private and public sectors including as the Western Australian Under Treasurer, Chief Executive Officer with Australian Capital Equity, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia and the Oakajee Port and Rail project.

John is currently Board Chairman at the Government Employees Superannuation Board, the Northern Territory’s Power and Water Corporation, Westpac Banking Group WA, Pawsey Supercomputer Centre, Rottnest Island Authority Board and the Dampier to Bunbury Gas Pipeline. John has recently been appointed Chair Designate of Infrastructure WA. John is a Director of the National Disability Insurance Agency and also holds chair positions with the Telethon Kids Institute, CEDA WA and ARTrinsic. He also recently completed the Special Inquiry Report into Government Projects and Programs.

He has undertaken several other major Inquiries for Government including being the Chair of the Major Stadium Taskforce Report which has underpinned the new stadium development at Burswood. John was awarded an AO in 2010 for distinguished service to business and commerce, particularly through leadership and management roles and to the community of Western Australia.

Romilly Madew AO
Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

Romilly Madew commenced as Chief Executive of Infrastructure Australia in April 2019. Recently awarded an Order of Australia in acknowledgment of her contribution to Australia’s sustainable building movement, Romilly is recognised around the world as a leader and advocate for change in the property and construction sector.  

She led the Green Building Council of Australia for 13 years, representing over 650 companies with a collective annual turnover of $40 billion, and presiding over the Green Star rating system which has seen more than 2,250 projects certified across the country. 

Romilly holds Board positions with Sydney Olympic Park Authority and Chief Executive Women, and has sat on numerous ministerial panels including the Cities Reference Group, National Urban Policy Forum and the China/Australia Services Sector Forum.  

Her achievements have previously been recognised with national and international awards, including the 2015 International Leadership Award from the US Green Building Council and the 2017 World Green Building Council Chairman’s Award. An honorary fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia, Romilly has been named one of the ‘100 Women of Influence’ by the Australian Financial Review and Westpac, and is a National and NSW winner of the Telstra Business Women’s Award.

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