What does a trustworthy building look like?

What does a trustworthy building look like?

Oct 27
Join Trustees for a discussion with NSW Building Commissioner, David Chandler, on fostering trust in the building industry.
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David Chandler OAM, NSW Building Commissioner

Event Overview

After more than 40 years’ experience in the construction industry in leadership, consulting and research roles, David Chandler was appointed as the first Building Commissioner by the NSW Government. His role is to provide strategic oversight of building regulation and regulatory changes and to be an advocate for building industry policy reform and to protect consumers who invest their savings in homes and other properties.

Join David for a discussion on how to shift the focus from risky players to trustworthy players in the building industry, and the use of digital and data tools to empower building regulation and the industry.

Roundtable start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS: 12.25pm
SA: 11.55am
NT: 10.55am
QLD: 11.25am
WA: 9.25am

This virtual roundtable is by invitation only. The roundtable will be conducted on a virtual platform and numbers are limited to maximise participation. Invitations to virtual roundtables are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies. Roundtable discussions will be targeted to varied groups, including state-based Trustees discussions, national or industry sector Trustee roundtables, and c-suite conversations.

Meet the speaker

David Chandler OAM
NSW Building Commissioner

David is the NSW Building Commissioner and has extensive experience across construction in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. He was the Construction Director for Australia's New Parliament House. Since, he has led enterprises involved in major projects, public capital works procurement, business transition and transaction due diligence. David has experience in distressed project and company workouts. David was the founding Industry Engagement Lead for the successful Centre for Smart Modern Construction - c4SMC. The Centre involves industry and academic collaboration to invest in modern construction research, academic and industry capability building to help prepare the next generation of constructors to be future ready. He is an advocate for the modernisation of a viable Australian construction sector.

Meet the host

Amelia Hodge
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Property Institute

Amelia is the CEO of the Australian Property Institute and has enjoyed a senior executive career spanning some 25 years, with her depth of experience driving successful outcomes across a range of sectors, projects and industries. She has held both executive and project roles with Origin Energy, the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, Coffey Commercial Advisory and Queensland Law Society, following her legal career in the property sector. Amelia currently sits as an independent representative on the Council for the Order of Australia and has held Non-Executive Directorships, chaired board audit and risk committees, and has sat on the Great Artesian Basin Advisory Council.

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