Watch our on-demand webinar for insights on why social value creation is the next big thing for infrastructure, and how to create social value through all phases of the infrastructure lifecycle.
For decades, governments have been using infrastructure as a mechanism to improve quality of life and wellbeing.
Social value is not a new concept, and while the intent is there, Australia is still struggling to unlock and measure the full social, economic and environmental benefits that infrastructure can generate.
Featuring insights from expert panellists Romilly Madew AO, Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure Australia; Vanessa Pilla, RPS National Lead for Social Advisory; and Lee Jollow, RPS National Lead for Economics; they will unpack the strategic drivers required to fully realise these social value opportunities.
Romilly Madew AO FTSE
Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia
Romilly Madew AO FTSE was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure Australia in early 2019 and is responsible for overseeing Infrastructure Australia’s critical role in helping governments prioritise projects and reforms that best serve our communities.
Before joining Infrastructure Australia, Ms Madew was CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia for 13 years. In acknowledgment of her contribution to Australia’s sustainable building movement, Romilly was awarded an Order of Australia in 2019. Read more
National Lead – Social Advisory, RPS
Vanessa is responsible for growing the social advisory and research team across Australia. She has over 20 years’ experience working across not for profit, public and private sectors in Australia, Malaysia and UK. She is motivated to understand different stakeholder needs and build a shared vision that requires meaningful partnerships with government, business, and the community. Connect with Vanessa
National Lead – Economics, RPS
As our National Lead of Economics, Lee has more than 13 years' experience in preparing economic appraisals and business cases for more than 40 major infrastructure projects and government policies. He is currently estimating a range of social benefits for the Great Western Highway Upgrade Program and has managed economic appraisals and business cases for Sydney Metro, Western Sydney Airport, Sydney Metro West, Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1, and Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail. He regularly reviews business case submissions to Infrastructure Australia and recently developed their best practice guidelines on multi-criteria analysis which were applied in the Australian Infrastructure Plan 2021. Connect with Lee
Executive Director – Advisory
Meegan is responsible for the growth and success of RPS' Advisory business offering in Australia and Asia Pacific. She has over 20 years’ experience within the transport, water and defence and government services sectors. She has led, delivered and advised on projects including Western Sydney Airport, Melbourne Regional Rail Link and Sydney Desalination Plant and has also participated in leadership teams for several successful alliances over the last decade. Connect with Meegan
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