Romilly Madew

Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

Romilly Madew AO FTSE was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia, in early 2019 and is responsible for overseeing Infrastructure Australia’s critical role in helping governments prioritise projects and reforms that best serve our communities.


Before joining Infrastructure Australia, Ms Madew was CEO of Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) for 13 years. In acknowledgment of her contribution to Australia’s sustainable building movement, Ms Madew was awarded an Order of Australia in 2019.


She is currently a Commissioner for the Northern Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission, Member of Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee and Independent Chair of the Currawong State Park Advisory Board (NSW). Romilly was recently on the Expert Advisory Panel for the CSIRO Report on Climate and Disaster Resilience and held Board positions with the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) and Sydney Olympic Park Authority.  She has sat on numerous Federal Government panels including the Cities Reference Group, National Sustainability Council, Climate Futures Independent Expert Group and the National Urban Policy Forum.


Romilly is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and Technology, Honorary Fellow, Planning Institute of Australia and Life Fellow GBCA.  She is an active member of Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club as well as being involved in programs at both a State and National level for surf life saving.  She is a Founder and Board member of Minerva Network, supporting our elite female athletes, which includes Romilly mentoring a member of Australia’s Olympic Team.









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