Romilly Madew AO is a Co-Founder of the Minerva Network.
Romilly commenced as Chief Executive of Infrastructure Australia, the Federal Governments independent infrastructure advisor, in April 2019. Romilly was awarded an Order of Australia in acknowledgment of her contribution to Australia’s sustainable building movement. Prior to Infrastructure Australia, she led the Green Building Council of Australia for 13 years. Romilly is a vocal advocate of diversity, Indigenous issues, flexibility in the workplace, and women in sport.
Romilly holds Board positions with Sydney Olympic Park Authority and Chief Executive Women, has sat on numerous ministerial panels, is Independent Chair of the Currawong State Park Advisory Board and Vice President of Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club. Her achievements have previously been recognised with national and international awards, including the 2017 World Green Building Council Chairman’s Award and 2015 International Leadership Award from the US Green Building Council.
An Honorary Life Fellow of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Life Fellow of the Green Building Council of Australia and Honorary Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia, Romilly has been named one of the ‘100 Women of Influence’ by the Australian Financial Review and Westpac, and is a National and NSW winner of the Telstra Business Women’s Award.
At Bilgola SLSC Romilly is a patrol captain. She also competes in ocean swimming and fun runs.