The Board

Leading advances in sustainability

The GBCA Board is made up of widely recognised and highly respected industry leaders – all of whom are dedicated to advancing the sustainability of the Australian built environment.

Under the terms of our robust constitution, directorship is open to all qualified candidates. The Board spills annually and nominations for positions are sought from all of our members. Each member has one vote, giving members an equal voice from within the GBCA.

Rod Fehring

Chair

Rod has been with Frasers Property Australia since March 2010, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2015. Prior to this, he spent nine years with Lendlease as CEO of its development, retirement living and aged care businesses and six years as CEO of Delfin Lend Lease.

Kylie Rampa

Deputy Chair

Kylie joined Lendlease in 2013 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer Property in May 2016. She is responsible for Lendlease’s Australian Property business, which comprises a multibillion dollar urban regeneration portfolio, communities, retirement living and investment management including retail. Kylie is National Vice President of the Property Council of Australia.

John Flecker

Deputy Chair

Multiplex Australasia Chief Executive Officer John Flecker is a civil engineer with more than 20 years’ experience in civil and construction projects. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Western Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia. He is currently Vice President of the Australian Contractors Association.

Tanya Cox

Director

Tanya Cox is a non-executive director of various ASX listed and unlisted boards. She was formerly Chief Operating Officer of DEXUS Property Group for 11 years.
Tanya holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz

Director

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Mirvac Group. She previously served as Managing Director at LaSalle Investment Management.

Susan has also held senior executive positions at MGPA, Macquarie Group and Lend Lease Corporation, working in Australia, the US and Europe.

Ken Morrison

Director

Ken Morrison was appointed Chief Executive of the Property Council of Australia in July 2014. He is a director of the Green Building Council of Australia, Deputy Chair of the Business Coalition for Tax Reform, sits on the executive committee of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, and is a Property Male Champion of Change promoting women in leadership roles.

Rob Sindel

Director

Rob Sindel is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director CSR Limited. He was formerly managing director of Civil & Marine (UK), a subsidiary of the global building materials company Hanson, now part of the Heidelberg Cement Group.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Engineering and an MBA and is a member of the UNSW Australian School of Business Advisory Council. Rob is also a director of the not-for-profit Australian Business and Community Network Council.

Anna Skarbek

Director

Anna has led ClimateWorks Australia as Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2009, guiding the organisation’s work to analyse emissions reduction opportunities and partner with business and government to unlock barriers to implementation. An experienced investment banker, policy adviser and qualified lawyer, Anna is also a director of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and a trustee of the Sustainable Melbourne Fund.

Michael O’Brien

Director

Michael joined Vicinity Centres as Chief Executive Officer in October 2015 and has nearly three decades’ experience in real estate, including shopping centre management and development, real estate funds management and finance. Prior to his current appointment, Michael held a number of senior roles at The GPT Group including Group Executive – Corporate Development, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, as well as Acting Chief Executive.

Andrew Whitson

Director

Andrew was appointed as Group Executive and CEO of Stockland's Residential business in June 2013, after serving as the company's Victorian General Manager Residential. Andrew joined Stockland in 2008. He has an extensive background in residential property development and investment both in Australia and overseas. Andrew served as Vice President of the Property Council in Victoria during 2012 and 2013. He is currently Vice President of the Residential Development Council of Australia.