WA Infrastructure – an update

WA Infrastructure - an update

WA
Oct 8
Join WA Trustees and Infrastructure WA Chair, John Langoulant, for a discussion on the agency’s role and priorities.

Speakers

John Langoulant AO, Chairman, Infrastructure WA

Event overview

John Langoulant will lead a discussion on:

  • Role and responsibilities of Infrastructure WA;
  • The purpose and development of the 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy, touching on the engagement focus of the agency; and
  • Common themes and topics of what Infrastructure WA has heard through its consultation process to date.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

John Langoulant AO
Chairman, Infrastructure WA

John 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. He currently holds Board Chairman roles at the Government Employees Superannuation Board, the Northern Territory’s Power and Water Corporation, Westpac Banking Group WA, Pawsey Supercomputer Centre, Rottnest Island Authority and the Dampier to Bunbury Gas Pipeline.  John has recently been appointed Chair of Infrastructure WA and is a Director of the National Disability Insurance Agency and the Multinet Board. He also has Chairman roles with the Lester Portraiture Prize, CEDA and Amana Living. In 2018 John undertook a Special Inquiry into the Western Australian Government’s Projects and Programs undertaken between 2008 and 2017. He has undertaken other inquiries for the Western Australian and Northern Territory Governments.

Meet the host

Joe Strydom
Principal and Group Leader Infrastructure WA, Arup

Joe is an experienced leader in the infrastructure sector with more than 30 years’ experience. He is the Arup Western Australia Infrastructure Group Leader and has extensive relationship management experience gained in Africa, Middle East, Europe and recently in Australia. He joined Arup in 2005 to set up a major projects business in Africa. Previous roles include Infrastructure Leader in the Middle East, Infrastructure Leader Southern Africa and Chief Operating Officer of Arup in Southern Africa. He is experienced in taking projects from development to delivery in collaboration with clients and partners. He has extensive business management, strategic management, project development, planning and delivery experience.

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