Garry leads the Better Infrastructure Initiative. He brings his high-profile national and international reputation as an infrastructure and applied research leader to this role.
Garry has a strong track record of uniting a wide coalition of stakeholders to impact policy and enhance the role of community, business, and academia in setting national agendas. His unique blend of public and private sector experience is vital in the stewardship of these knowledge partnerships and draws out the best that public and private sector stakeholders have to offer.
Garry is a member of the expert panel of the Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortia at Oxford University, and he sits on the Advisory Board for Liveable Cities at University College London. He is a Strategic Adviser to the Committee for Sydney and Auckland Transport.
Garry has gained a wealth of experience in integrated infrastructure planning and management from his role as chief executive of the SMART infrastructure facility at the University of Wollongong and as founding executive director of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
He has held a range of appointments at the OECD, World Bank, Australian Treasury and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Considerable experience with public-private partnerships, foreign investment review board matters and other regulatory issues concerning large investments in Australian assets.
Specialties: Economics and Public Policy; Corporate Advisory for interfacing with Government; Infrastructure Investment and long-term planning; Public Private Partnerships; Infrastructure Research; Complex Systems Analysis.