In February 2019, Infrastructure Australia will release an updated Infrastructure Priority List. Infrastructure Australia Chair, Julieanne Alroe, will deliver the keynote address at this breakfast event, highlighting the projects and initiatives identified for Queensland in the 2019 Priority list.
Julieanne will provide key insights into how Infrastructure Australia’s forthcoming release, the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit, will strengthen the evidence base for future infrastructure decision making.
Following the presentation will be a panel discussion with Julieanne and the Chair of Building Queensland, Alan Millhouse, on Queensland’s infrastructure pipeline, including opportunities to improve collaboration and seek greater community and stakeholder input to identify infrastructure gaps and potential solutions.
VENUE: The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, The Boulevard Room, Grey Street, South Brisbane
TIME: 7.15am — 9.00am
COST: Members $115, Non-members $140, Members Tables of 10 $1035, Non-members Tables of 10 $1400 (includes GST)
MEET THE SPEAKERS:
Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia
Julieanne Alroe is the Chair of Infrastructure Australia. In addition to this role, Julieanne is a member of the University of Queensland Senate and was appointed to the Board of ERM Power on 24 August 2108.
She is also a Member of the Council of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce QLD (AMCHAM) and is the Inaugural President of the Queensland Futures Institute (QFI).
Julieanne Alroe retired in June 2018 from Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) where she held the position of CEO and Managing Director since 1 July 2009. With more than 40 years’ in the aviation industry, she was one of only a handful of women in the world to run a privatised airport.
Julieanne has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland and was granted the Doctor of the Griffith University (honoris causa) in December 2016. She also is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Chief Executive Woman (CEW).
Alan Millhouse, Chair, Building Queensland
Alan was a partner of national law firm Allens for three decades until he retired on 30 June 2009, where he practised in the commercial, infrastructure and finance areas and was a member of the Allens board. He was also head of the firm’s infrastructure practice. During the past two decades, he has been a key legal advisor to the State of Queensland and has advised other Australian and Asian governments on a range of issues.
Alan has written and published extensively. He has co-authored two legal texts on foreign investment law and joint ventures law. He has been President of the Queensland Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and, while in that role, co-led various Australian trade missions to Japan with government ministers, and worked closely with the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee to promote trade and commerce between Australia and Japan.He was President of the Banking and Financial Services Association of Australia, President of the Infrastructure Association of Queensland and an executive committee member of the Australian Council of Infrastructure Development and Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
Alan is also the Queensland Chairman and serves on the national board of the Australian British Chamber of Commerce.
Alan is an Adjunct Professor in Law at the University of Queensland and a member of The University of Queensland’s Law School Advisory Board. He has also lectured at Harvard University, Queensland University of Technology, Bond University and Keio University in Tokyo.
Alan has also served as a director and Chair of various companies, including SunWater Limited and Queensland Motorways Limited and Utilities Trust of Australia. Alan is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2011, Alan was awarded a Doctor of Laws honoris causa by The University of Queensland in recognition of his distinguished career, his service to Queensland and Australia and his contribution to the University.