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Technology shaping cities

Tuesday 12 March 2019, 12.00pm to 2.00pm

Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney


11.45am Registrations

12.00pm Welcome Lee Kelly State Director, NSW/ACT, CEDA

12.05pm Introduction Mia Barnard

Transport Market Leader- Sydney Region GHD 12.15pm Presentation Rodd Staples Secretary, Transport for NSW 12.30pm Lunch

1.00pm Introduction Mia Barnard

1.05pm Presentation Anna Chau Acting Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia

1.25pm Presentation Charles Page Head of Business Development and Strategy, Siemens Mobility 1.40pm Moderated discussion and questions

1.55pm Vote of Thanks Mia Barnard 2.00pm Close


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Event major series sponsor GHD

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in

the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and

buildings, and transportation. We provide engineering, architecture,

environmental, advisory, digital and construction services to private and public

sector clients.

Established in 1928 and privately owned by our people, GHD operates across

five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America – and the

Pacific region. We employ more than 10000 people in 200+ offices to deliver

projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics across the entire asset

value chain. Driven by a culture of client service excellence, we connect the

knowledge, skill and experience of our people with innovative practices,

technical capabilities and robust systems to create lasting community benefits.

With a workplace rich in diversity of thought, background and experience, we

have what it takes to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients. Committed to

sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural, and social

environments of the many communities in which we operate. We are guided by

our workplace health, safety, quality, and environmental management systems,

which are certified to the relevant international standards (ISO and OHSAS).In

alignment with the global demands of water, energy and urbanisation, our aim

is to exceed the expectations of our clients and contribute to their success.

For more information, visit


Event major sponsor Siemens

Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation, that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. As of 30 September 2015, we had around 348,000 employees in more than 200 countries. In fiscal 2015, we generated revenues of €75.6 billion Siemens has been in Australia and New Zealand for 143 years and now employs about 2,000 people. Our technology can be found behind the scenes supporting critical infrastructure, and almost every industry. The company’s fingerprint can be found supporting everything from generating efficient and clean energy through to advanced medical imaging and diagnostics equipment. You will find Siemens automation, electrification and digitalisation technology in everything from the lane change controls on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, through to energy efficiency at the MCG and even hi-tech simulation used to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Significant industries ranging from oil and gas to mining, roads and rail, food and beverage, manufacturing, buildings and construction, pharmaceuticals, water and energy utilities and even the latest wind farms being built in South Australia all rely on Siemens technologies. Siemens has a number of MoUs signed with stakeholders including Engineers Australia, Simulation Australasia and the South Australian Government; as well as an MoU with Defence Science and Technology Group and Queensland University of Technology to advance High Temperature Superconductors. Siemens has contributed over $AU5 million of technology and software in support of these MoUs. Other recent investments include new Service Centres built in Rockhampton, Perth Airport, and Tonsley Technology Precinct in South Australia. With a global view on the trends and changes affecting the world now and in the future, Siemens actively supports local industry, governments and stakeholders to understand and prepare for key changes such as the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), the transition to intelligent infrastructure and the transition to a sustainable energy future.


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Anna Chau Acting Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia

Anna Chau is the Acting Chief Executive of Infrastructure Australia and the

Executive Director of Project Advisory. Anna leads the on-going development of

the national Infrastructure Priority List and the assessment of project business

case submissions which are considered by the Infrastructure Australia Board for

the Priority List. She is a leading applied economist in infrastructure with 27

years’ professional experience, specialising in transport economics. Anna was

previously Chief Economist at AECOM Australia and led AECOM’s national

Economics team.

Her previous positions include Principal at Booz & Company, Executive Director

of EY’s Economics team in Sydney, and Senior Manager in the business

development group at a major train operator company in the UK.

She has led numerous cost-benefit analyses and business cases, as both a

practitioner and a reviewer, in a range of infrastructure sectors, including

transport, water and waste, energy, law enforcement, justice, IT and the


Her contribution to the transport sector was recognised in 2017 when she was

shortlisted as a finalist for the Professional Woman in Logistics and Transport

Award by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA).

Anna is a member of AICD, CILTA and the Transport Economists Group, and

holds a Bachelor of Business in Finance and Economics, a Graduate Diploma in

Communications in Journalism, and Master of Commerce in Environmental


Anna is a proud CEDA Trustee.


Charles Page Head of Business Development and Strategy, Siemens


Charles is one of Australia’s foremost rail infrastructure, signalling and

engineering experts. He is a Fellow and Past President of the IRSE (Institute of

Railway Signalling Engineers).

With his wealth of international experience over the past 40 years, from the UK

to India, China, Asia and Australia, he is a regular contributor to thought

leadership on the topic of the future of mobility including the role of digitalisation,

automation and data in infrastructure and mass transit for cities.


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Rodd Staples Secretary, Transport for NSW

As Secretary of Transport for NSW, Rodd Staples leads the Transport cluster

which has more than 25,000 people working across the transport agencies on

behalf of the NSW community. He is responsible for leading the Transport cluster

to deliver Premier’s and State priorities, and his role covers the planning and

delivery of services and infrastructure across the transport system including

trains, buses, ferries, roads and traffic, freight and ports, light rail, point to point

transport, intrastate air services, and active travel. Rodd is accountable for

delivering the largest transport infrastructure pipeline in a generation, which

includes $43bn of capital works over a four year period.

He’s also accountable for better integration across transport services,

implementing technology and innovation to improve customer service, and

driving reforms and long term planning to make the transport system more

customer-focused and efficient. In his previous role as Program Director, Sydney

Metro Delivery Office, Rodd was leading the delivery of Sydney Metro –

Australia’s biggest public transport projects, with 31 stations and 66km of new

metro rail.

An engineer who grew up in Sydney’s south, Rodd has also worked in the fields

of transport and infrastructure planning for nearly two decades, across Australia

and in both public and private sectors. His qualifications in engineering and

finance provide the strong foundations required to deliver an unprecedented

program of infrastructure works and service improvements across transport in


He lives in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire with his wife Maree and their three children

Thomas, Anna and Jack.

Rodd is a proud CEDA Trustee.

facilitator/ vote of thanks

Mia Barnard Transport Market Leader- Sydney Region, GHD

Mia is the Market Leader for Transport in Sydney and leads GHD’s local

transport business in what can only be described as exhilarating times for

transport infrastructure in NSW. She is also a proud GHD Principal in the

employee-owned business.

Mia’s professional background as civil engineer is in multi-disciplinary design

management. She has lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

and the UK where she delivered a wide variety of civil infrastructure design


With a passion for client service and technical excellence, Mia has a reputation

for pushing the boundaries and achieving exceptional outcomes for her Clients.

Please note attendee names are provided to aid networking and should not be added to mailing lists without permission from the individual.

corporate tables

CEDA would like to thank the following members for hosting a corporate table at today’s event.

Deloitte GHD Herbert Smith Freehills McKinsey & Company

Siemens University of Wollongong


Jacqueline Aggett Commercial Director Roads & Maritime Services Steve Ambrose Managing Principal Indec Pty Ltd Dr Johan Barthelemy Research Fellow University of Wollongong David Beckett Principal and Sector Leader Qubist Victoria Black Director of Partnerships Committee for Sydney Rebekah Bonney Director, Financial Planning and Analysis Roads & Maritime Services Lynda Bowman Business Development TBH David Bowtell Associate Director - Policy & Events NSW/ACT CEDA Nick Boyd Acting Director ITS Projects Roads & Maritime Services

Denis Bradley Director Quickway Constructions Pty Ltd Ursula Brennan Lead Partner, NSW Public Sector Deloitte Andrew Brewer Executive General Manager Supply Chain Caltex Australia Tania Brown Chief Operating Officer at the SMART Infrastructure Facility University of Wollongong Nick Buchanan Associate Director GTA Consultants Nicholas Carney Partner Herbert Smith Freehills Catherine Caruana-McManus Council Member, SMART Advisory Council University of Wollongong Mark Case Executive Advisor - Urban Economist GHD Adam Castro Chief Executive Officer APP Corporation Pty Ltd

Karandeep Chadha Senior Manager NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Maria Chan SPO Jobs for NSW Anna Chau Acting Chief Executive Officer Infrastructure Australia Louise Claridge Associate Director - Membership Engagement NSW/ACT CEDA Sam Cook Managing Director InfraSol Group Adam Copp Director - Communications and Engagement Infrastructure Australia SImon Cousins Community Engagement Manager Transport for NSW Peter Cowan Senior Engagement Manager - Public Sector, Talent Solutions Randstad Rohan Davis Project Director Lendlease

Colin Dominish Regional Market Development Leader, Digital GHD Namoi Dougall General Manager Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Tim Dowsett Executive Advisor GHD Greg Doyle Director Corporate and Community Services Wollongong City Council Matthew Dunn Manager Transport for NSW Paul Eastwood Director Customer Solutions Stellar Asia Pacific Gidon Edinburg Director, Origination Plenary Group Chris Field Associate Principal Arup Stacey Fishwick Executve Director Major Projects Government Property NSW

Cam Foord Communications Consultant Elton Consulting Katie Ford Head of Government Business and Stakeholder Relations CSIRO Kate Frazer Market Communications Consultant Siemens Matt Fuller Executive Director- Business Services Roads & Maritime Services Hugh Funder Senior Investment Specialist Austrade Simon Furness Director Property and Housing Uniting (NSW.ACT) Naomi Gaskell Global Product Partnerships Google Nikki Glenane Manager NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Scott Gregg Executive General Manager, Projects Landcom Tom Grosskopf Head of Sydney Planning Roads & Maritime Services Seth Hamilton Senior Geotechnical Engineer GHD Rob Hammond Managing Director TBH John Hardwick Executive Director, Motorways Roads & Maritime Services Stephen Harmer Director Insight Business Strategy Advisory Lucy Harris Associate, Public Sector McKinsey & Company

Jamye Harrison Director – Smart Infrastructure WSP Josh Harvey AC Head of Strategy Essential Energy Michael Helleman Manager, Major Infrastructure Austrade Dr Cole Hendrigan Research Fellow University of Wollongong Brenda Hoang Executive Director Transport for NSW Ann Hoban Director, City Life City of Sydney Wendy Holdenson Director and Executive Vice President Mitsui & Co Rachel Hollis Senior Manager NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Evelyn Horton Council Member, SMART Advisory Council University of Wollongong Louise Iida Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Reliance Rail Helen Jessop Executive Director Transport for NSW Steve Joseph Client Development Advisor McKinsey & Company Tasos Katopodis Manager, Sydney Region GHD Sarah Kay Director Woods Bagot Lee Kelly State Director NSW and ACT CEDA

Naomi Knight Regional General Manager, Mobility NSW Siemens Roberta Lamont Technical Director - Civil Engineering GHD Vi Le Stakeholder Engagement Manager Standards Australia Alison Lee Team Leader - Traffic & Transport Planning GHD Dean Lin Associate Plenary Group Ellen Lintjens Director NSW Department of Industry Melissa Lysaght Managing Consultant Indec Consulting Sari Mackay Council Member, SMART Advisory Council University of Wollongong Romilly Madew AO CEO Green Building Council of Australia Paul Mahoney Executive General Manager, Government Spotless Ian McCarthy Associate, Transport Planning, Sydney Infrastructure Aurecon Group Paul McCormick Program Director Roads & Maritime Services Kelly Miller Director, Strategic Policy and Stakeholders Roads & Maritime Services Bob Millevoi Senior Manager NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Erin Mitchell Principal Consultant Davidson SenateSHJ Morse General Manager SenateSHJ Neidra Motha Stakeholder Engagement Manager Standards Australia Brett Newman PSM Chief Executive Officer NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Andrew Nikas GM Business Development - Government Spotless Mark Nutting Strategic Planning Manager Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Colin Odbert Principal Architectus Paul Oppenheim Council Member, SMART Advisory Council University of Wollongong David Owen Partner Deloitte Charles Page Head of Business Development and Strategy, Mobility Siemens Brian Parker Business Development Meinhardt Pty Ltd Nick Patras Principal ITS Consultant GHD Anthony Penn Technical Director- Roads GHD Robert Pitton Executive Consultant Advisian Graham Pointer Key Account Manager (Planning and Strategy) WSP

Steve Porter Partner Deloitte Jeff Potts Manager - Sydney Roads GHD Maria Poulos External Relations Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Victor Prados-Valerio Senior Associate Advisian Daniel Quick Advisor E3 Advisory Alex Render Director, Information and Technologies NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Danny Rezek Managing Partner Deloitte Merron Rodrick PA Herbert Smith Freehills Colin Rudd Director InfraSol Group Mona Sawhney Senior Manager, Enterprise Roads & Maritime Services Jonathan Schwarz Head of Financial Risk Solutions - Clients TCorp

Lindsay Scown Contract Assurance Manager Reliance Rail Pty Ltd Dr Richard Sharp Council Member, SMART Advisory Council University of Wollongong Andrew Shields Principal Architectus Mark Siddall Partner Deloitte Patrick Sieb Executive Director Macquarie Group Helen Sloan Program Manager SSROC Alan Smart Senior Associate ACIL Allen Consulting Arthur Smith Principal Consultant Indec Consulting Chad Smithies Chief Executive Officer Reliance Rail Liesbet Spanjaard Partner Deloitte Lolita Spears Membership Advisor, NSW and ACT CEDA

Jane Spring Executive Director, Regional Development NSW Public Service Commission Rodd Staples Secretary Transport for NSW Greg Steele Group Executive Asia Pacific Arcadis Australia Pacific Laura Stewart Design to Innovate Partner Aurecon Group Greg Sullivan Director Operations Central Coast NSW Department of Planning and Environment Tibor Swhwartz QIC Charlie Taylor Senior Partner McKinsey & Company Stephen Taylor City Executive, Sydney Arcadis Australia Pacific Graham Thompson Director NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Claire Thurston Director ITS Strategy Roads & Maritime Services Fernando Tiglio Principal Qubist Laurence Trinca Client Relationship Manager TCorp

Nicoline van Cann Senior Trade Officer Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Drew Varnum Director NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Daniel Veryard Practice Leader Transport Advisory Veitch Lister Consulting Rory Waddell Manager, Sydney GHD Roy Wakelin-King Executive Director, Regional and Freight Roads & Maritime Services Leon Walker Executive Director NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Miss Warren Account Director Primary Communication Partners Bevan Watson Associate Partner McKinsey & Company Alex Wendler Executive Director Transport for NSW Stuart Werner Chief Information Officer Roads & Maritime Services Peter Wills AC CEDA Governor Chris Wilson Director GTA Consultants


CEDA NSW/ACT: March 2019

The social CEO

DATE Friday 22 March 2019, 12.00pm to 2.00pm VENUE Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney

SPEAKERS Alison Watkins, Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil; Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA; and Steven Spurr, Chief Executive Officer, Edelman Australia

Security and privacy in an artificially intelligent world

DATE Wednesday 27 March 2019, 11.45am to 2.00pm VENUE QT Hotel, Canberra SPEAKERS Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft; and Genevieve Bell, Distinguished Professor and Director, 3A Institute, Australian National University

Supported by CEDA members: Microsoft

Sustainable budgets: underwriting Australia's social compact

DATE Friday 29 March 2019, 11.45am to 2.00pm VENUE The University of Sydney CBD Campus

SPEAKERS Chris Richardson, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics; Felicity Emmett, Senior Economist, ANZ; and Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Supported by CEDA member: University of Sydney Business School

Is your diverse workplace inclusive?

DATE Thursday 4 April 2019, 11.45am to 2.00pm VENUE Swissotel, Sydney

SPEAKERS Aubrey Blanche, Global Head of Diversity and Belonging, Atlassian; Lisa Annese, Chief Executive Officer, Diversity Council Australia; James Taylor, Managing Director, Special Broadcasting Service; Alastair McEwin, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Supported by CEDA member: Macquarie University

about CEDA

CEDA is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation. CEDA identifies policy issues that matter for Australia’s future and pursue solutions that deliver better economic, social and environmental outcomes for Australia. CEDA's cross-sector membership spans every state and territory and includes more than 780 of Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions.


Organisations join CEDA because CEDA delivers exposure to high level thought leadership, timely briefings on issues of economic importance, access to networking and brand reach through sponsorship and hosting opportunities. In addition to high profile public events, CEDA also delivers regular member only events for employees of member organisations and exclusive Trustee only boardroom briefings for senior executives from member organisations. These provide a unique opportunity for peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and for speakers and attendees to talk candidly on issues.

Research and policy

CEDA’s only agenda is to pursue good public policy to progress Australia’s economic and social development. Since 1960 CEDA has produced more than 3000 publications, research reports and articles highlighting emerging issues and directions in a diverse range of policy areas. Research in 2019 will focus on Australia’s long-term budget position, the effects of temporary migration, a survey of Australian businesses on their approach to economic development, and new approaches to addressing entrenched disadvantage.

For more information on CEDA membership, research and events please contact:

Lee Kelly, State Director NSW/ACT 02 9299 7022 [email protected] David Bowtell, Associate Director - Policy & Events NSW/ACT 02 9779 9742 [email protected]

Louise Claridge, Associate Director -Membership Engagement NSW/ACT 02 9779 9751 [email protected] Lolita Spears, Membership Advisor, NSW & ACT 02 9779 9748 [email protected]