RA Single Table Luncheon with Graeme Newton (Brisbane)
31/07/2019 12:00 to 31/07/2019 14:30
Venue: Malt Dining (Private Room)
Cross River Rail CEO Graeme Newton is back at the RA table for an update on the delivery timetable for the State's biggest transport infrastructure project.
Graeme Newton, Chief Executive Officer, Cross River Rail
Graeme has more than 25 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector. In the past 15 years he has led large-scale, high profile and complex infrastructure projects within the private and public sector, with a strategic and delivery-oriented approach as a senior executive leading billions of dollars’ worth of projects.
His vast experience and expertise in the industry has seen him awarded with the National Award for Excellence and the QUT Outstanding Alumni Award. Graeme was appointed by the Premier of Queensland in 2011 as the first CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority.
Over the years Graeme has worked in a range of different infrastructure leadership roles including the role of Director-General for the Department of Infrastructure and Planning where he was a key decision maker for Queensland, leading major infrastructure, investments, planning and project delivery. He was also appointed as Coordinator-General under the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld)
Before being appointed CEO, Graeme was engaged as Head of Authority on secondment from Deloitte Australia where he was Lead Partner for the Queensland Government with a national focus on the delivery of large, complex and high profile infrastructure and major capital projects. This role involved extensive engagement and strategic policy advice for a range of Queensland and interstate government departments.
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