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. 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 from within the GBCA.

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz


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.

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


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.

Rod Fehring


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.

Josh McHutchison


Josh was appointed Managing Director, Investment Management for Lendlease in May 2016 with responsibility for managing Lendlease's Investment Management and Retail platform.

Josh was previously the Chief Operating Officer, Property for Lendlease from November 2013, overseeing all operational functions. Josh has significant international experience in real estate and infrastructure investment, ownership and operations, including managing complex capital investment and restructuring projects gained from senior positions at Macquarie Group.

Ken Morrison


Ken Morrison was appointed Chief Executive of the Property Council of Australia in July 2014. He is 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.

Michael O’Brien


Michael is Managing Director of QIC Global Real Estate, the property investment arm of QIC. Prior to joining QIC Michael was Chief Investment Officer then Chief Financial Officer at Vicinity Centres and has over three decades’ experience in real estate, including shopping centre management and development, real estate funds management and finance. 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.

Adrian Pozzo


Adrian Pozzo is the Chief Executive Officer of Cbus Property Pty Ltd, having been appointed to this role in 2007. Prior to this, he spent five years with the company as Chief Financial Officer. Adrian has over 30 years’ experience as an executive in the property and construction industries, working in both private and public companies, both in Australia and overseas. Adrian is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. He is also a past Vice-President of the Property Council of Australia (Victorian Division).

Rob Sindel


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


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.

Andrew Whitson


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, and a Board Director of the Property Council of Australia.