Ehssan Veiszadeh

Chief Executive Officer

Ehssan Veiszadeh is the Chief Executive Officer of Roads Australia, having commenced in the role in July 2023.

Ehssan’s experience spans public policy, media and small business.

As a senior adviser to the NSW Premier between 2015 and 2021, Ehssan provided strategic advice on a range of issues facing the State, including NSW’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

He has previously served as Deputy CEO for urban policy think tank Committee for Sydney, leading advocacy efforts around increasing transport-oriented development, decarbonisation and reopening the economy during the pandemic. Ehssan has also worked in media, including five years as a journalist for Australian Associated Press (AAP) and as a cofounder of a publishing company.

Ehssan serves as President of the Alumni Council at the University of Sydney and Chair of the Crescent Institute.

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