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INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW CEO

16 January 2019 – Infrastructure Australia has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew.

Madew will join Infrastructure Australia in April and replaces Anna Chau who has been Acting CEO since August 2018.

Madew has come on board as the organisation prepares to release two landmark documents.

Infrastructure Australia Chair, Julieanne Alroe said, “Romilly joins Infrastructure Australia at an incredibly important time for our organisation, and we are delighted to have her on board as we prepare to release the Australian Infrastructure Audit in mid-2019 and begin work on the next Australian Infrastructure Plan.”

“Romilly is an experienced CEO with expertise in strategy, governance and policy development,” Ms Alroe added.

Madew has been the CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia since 2006, where she represented more than 650 companies with a total annual turnover of $40 billion.

She has held multiple Board positions including, Deputy President of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, the World Green Building Council, and the Sydney Olympic Park Authority.

Madew is recognised internationally as a leader in the property and construction industry, having won multiple awards, including the national 2009 Telstra Business Women’s Award – Community and Government, 2015 International Leadership Award from the US Green Building Council and the 2017 World Green Building Council Chairman’s Award.