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New Infrastructure Australia CEO wins Order of Australia

The new Infrastructure Australia CEO Romilly Madew has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia for her contribution to the nation’s green building movement.

The Order recognises Madew’s distinguished service to the construction sector as a change agent and advocate for sustainable building practices.

Infrastructure Australia Chair Julieanne Alroe congratulated her on the major achievement.

“In her 13 years as Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia, Romilly has emerged as an energetic and visionary leader with a strong appreciation of the value in working collaboratively to achieve policy outcomes,” Alroe said.

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“These qualities will no doubt see her excel when she commences at Infrastructure Australia in coming months – taking the reins on an ambitious research and reform agenda and delivery of the next Australian Infrastructure Audit.”

She has led the Green Building Council of Australia since 2006. Representing over 650 companies with a collective annual turnover of $40 billion, she has also presided over the Green Star rating system, which has seen more than 2250 projects certified across the country.

Ms. Madew will begin her new role with Infrastructure Australia in April 2019.