Our Board is made up of widely recognised and highly respected industry leaders – all of whom are dedicated to advancing the sustainability of the built environment.
Under the terms of our robust constitution, directorship is open to all qualified candidates. One third of 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.
Adrian Pozzo is the Chief Executive Officer of Cbus Property Pty Ltd, having been appointed to this role in 2007.
Adrian has over 35 years’ experience as an executive in the property and construction industries, working in both private and public companies, including 20 years in direct property.
Adrian has responsibility for the strategic performance and management of all aspects of the Cbus direct property investment business which includes major investments and developments in the commercial, retail and residential sectors.
Adrian is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Property Council’s Champions of Change coalition.
Nicole has over 20 years experience working in law, government and consulting including 15 years serving on government, corporate and not for profit boards. Her background in infrastructure, economic development, environmental management and community engagement gives her a unique insight into the complexity of planning and delivering large economic and infrastructure projects in an environment of ever-changing social expectations.
As Chair of Infrastructure Net Zero, Infrastructure WA and board member of the Net Zero Economy Agency, Nicole is engaged in driving collaboration to enable a just transition to net zero. With an extensive network in government and industry she is a transition broker focussed on embracing the challenges and opportunities of climate change and digital disruption.
Nicole also brings her roles in the innovation and entrepreneurship sector as Chair of the Malka Foundation and Airbridge, and NBN board member, to disrupt business as usual and drive reform.
Peter is a Principal and Trustee Director of Arup Group. As a Trustee Director Peter is responsible for administering Arup’s owning trusts in the interests of employees and charitable beneficiaries and appointing and overseeing the performance of the global Arup Group Board. As a Principal, Peter is responsible for leading major engineering building design projects across Australia.
Peter is passionate about sustainability and initiated and directed the alignment of Arup’s global strategy with the new global agendas for sustainable development.
As Chair and CEO of the Australasia Region of Arup for 7 years, Peter led the development of Arup’s regional strategy, driving new business direction, organisational change, people development and the sustainable transformation of the Arup workplace.
During his tenure at Arup, Peter has been widely recognised through awards from industry and media for innovation, sustainability, and gender equality.
Anthony Boyd is CEO of Frasers Property Australia (FPA), one of Australia’s leading property companies, having developed communities for almost 100 years. Its activities across Australia include development of large-scale master planned mixed use and residential communities, ‘build to rent’, retail and commercial property, and an investment portfolio of retail and commercial properties.
FPA has a strong track record in delivering sustainable communities and buildings. From Central Park to the ambitious Burwood Brickworks and the innovative Fairwater – all Green Star certified – FPA has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability regardless of scale, location, or asset class.
As leader of one of the country’s leading residential developers, Anthony is well placed to support the GBCA on its Future Homes strategy, bringing a strong focus on ‘value’ in the eyes of the customer. His FPA and customer insights will contribute to the execution of the GBCA’s strategy.
Julie was appointed CEO and Managing Director of CSR Limited on 2 September 2019. Julie was formerly the Managing Director of Goodman Fielder Australia and Goodman Fielder New Zealand.
Julie has also held several senior roles at Woolworths Limited, including Managing Director of Big W, Chief Logistics Officer and Human Resources Director, working closely on business strategy and major transformational change programs.
Julie has proven leadership skills, a strong understanding of manufacturing, safety and operational processes and deep experience in supply chain efficiency, optimisation, and digitisation.
Julie was previously a director of Coca-Cola Amatil (until November 2019) and Spotless Group Holdings Limited (until July 2017).
Brett is CEO and Managing Director of Built, a national $1.9bn revenue diversified business. He has overall responsibility for leading and directing Built’s group wide business strategy and sustainable growth. Brett has been with Built since its inception and has held a number of senior management roles and been involved in the establishment and running of each of Built’s state offices. He has over 30 years’ experience in all facets of construction and property development from both his time at Built and 10 years prior with Tier 1 contractors.
Brett has a strong commitment to sustainability and has been heavily involved in recent industry leading work with embodied carbon, the supply chain and the Atlassian project. At Built, Sustainability and Social Impact are two of the pillars of the Built Worthy values and underpin the company’s actions.
Brett holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons) Construction Management, QUT.
As a Partner and member of EY's Oceania executive leadership team, Selina contributes to the strategic direction of one of Australia’s largest office tenants with 10,000-plus staff.
Selina works with clients that are critical to Australia’s net zero transition, and helped to establish EY's Net Zero Centre in 2021. Selina also leads EY’s alliance with MIT’s Real Estate Innovation Lab which drives new conversations about the role of technology in smarter, more sustainable cities.
Selina is a foundation member of the Property Council of Australia’s National Cities Roundtable and has led landmark reports that provide evidence for sustainable building and design as pillars of CBD reactivation. As a Landcom board member, Selina helps support the NSW Government’s leadership in sustainability.
Anna has led ClimateWorks since its inception in 2009, guiding ClimateWorks’ independent research and advisory work analysing emissions reduction opportunities and partnering with government and business to unblock barriers to implementation. She brings considerable private and public sector knowledge to the role as an experienced non-executive director, investment banker, policy advisor and lawyer.
Anna has held board roles for two decades in conjunction with her executive career. She is currently a Director of the Centre for New Energy Technologies and Sentient Impact Group. Anna was an inaugural director of Australia's green investment bank, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, for its first five years, and an inaugural director of the Carbon Market Institute.
Courtenay is the CFO of Mirvac, an ASX top 50 property group with an ambitious sustainability strategy. Courtenay has over 20 years' experience as a finance professional across the property, construction and the investment sectors, as well as a strong commitment to having a positive social and environmental impact. This means she is uniquely placed to provide the GBCA with strategic advice.
Within her role at Mirvac, Courtenay has responsibility for strategy, investment decisions, external reporting, and procurement, as well as engaging with equity and debt investors, and capital partners, all crucial in the shift towards a more sustainable built environment.
Courtenay also brings board and industry committee experience (Starlight Foundation, Cricket NSW boards and PCA Committees and Roundtables) and is passionate about making a meaningful difference in the communities and precincts Mirvac creates.
Josephine is a professional company director who works across a range of industries, including property, construction, finance, sport, the arts, medical research and social services. She is Co-Owner and Principal of Buildcorp and serves on a number of private, public, government and not-for-profit boards, including Growthpoint Properties Australia, The Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, Centenary Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne University Infrastructure Advisory Board, the Australian Museum Trust, the Property Council of Australia and the Buildcorp Foundation. Josephine is Chair of the Australian Sports Commission, President of Australian Women’s Rugby and through Buildcorp has been a major sponsor of rugby in Australia for over 30 years.
She is a Fellow of the University of Sydney, and in 2017 she was recognised for her services to the community, the arts and sports in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Guy is CEO of WSP in Asia Pacific and is a member of the firm’s global executive team, leading a team of 11,000 people across a dozen countries. WSP is a global engineering and environmental services firm employing 65,000 people, with around 30% dedicated to buildings and 50% to infrastructure, including bringing sustainability into all aspects of its projects.
Guy was formerly CEO and Managing Partner of MinterEllison and Managing Partner at PA Consulting Group. His earlier career as an engineer was in the telecommunications, transport, and electricity industries. He has worked in over 25 countries, held several global roles, and lived in Asia for eight years.
Guy is an experienced director, spanning listed and private companies, educational institutions and not for profits.
He is a member of the Business Council of Australia and co-chairs its Infrastructure & Housing Committee. At UTS he is a Member of the Finance Committee and an Adjunct Professor.
After 5 years leading Stockland’s Residential business, in August 2018 Andrew Whitson was appointed Group Executive and CEO of Stockland Communities.
Andrew joined Stockland in 2008. He has an extensive background in residential property development and investment both in Australia and overseas. Andrew is a member of the Residential Development Council. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide.