The Board

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Leading advances in sustainability

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

Chair

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 Lockwood

Deputy Chair

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 Bailey

Director

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

Director

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 Coates

Director

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 Mason

Director

Brett is CEO and Managing Director of Built, a national $2.5bn 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 offices in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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.

Selina Short

Director

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 Skarbek

Director

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 Smith

Director

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 Sukkar AM

Director

Josephine is co-owner and Principal of construction company Buildcorp which she founded 33 years ago with her husband Tony.

She serves on a number of private, public, government and not-for-profit boards, including Washington H. Soul Pattinson, Growthpoint Properties Australia and Green Building Council of Australia. She is Chair of the Australian Sports Commission and the Buildcorp Foundation.

In 2021 Josephine was appointed Chair of the Australian Sports Commission.

Josephine was formerly President of Australian Women’s Rugby Union and a Non-Executive Director of The Trust Company, Property Council of Australia, Opera Australia, Centenary Institute of Medical Research and YWCA NSW.

She is a Fellow of the University of Sydney and in 2017 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia.

Guy Templeton

Director

Guy retired at the end of 2023 as CEO of WSP in Asia Pacific where he was a member of the firm’s global executive team, leading a team of 12,000 people across a dozen countries. WSP is a global engineering and environmental services firm employing 70,000 people, 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 an Honorary Member of the Business Council of Australia and continues to chair its Infrastructure & Housing Committee. Guy is an adviser on energy transition. He holds several governance roles at UTS and UNSW.

Andrew Whitson

Director

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.