Board Members

Chair - Dr Col Gellatly AO

Colin Gellatly was formerly Chair of the Redfern-Waterloo Authority and was appointed Director and Chair of ATPSL in July 2007. He has held a number of senior management positions within the NSW public service, including Executive Director for the Department of Agriculture and Director General of the Premier's Department, Department of Land & Water Conservation and the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment. 

He currently holds some part time positions including Independent Chair of four Community Consultative Committees in the mining sector and Chair of the Audit Committee for Newcastle City Council.

B Ag Ec  (Hons) UNE, M Comm (Hons) UNSW, Ph D NC State USA, FIPAA,FANZSOG

Mr Richard Johnson AO MBE


Richard Johnson is an award winning architect and a director of Johnson Pilton Walker architects. He was awarded the 2008 RAIA Gold Medal for his exceptional body of work and his contribution to the profession. He is a Professor in the Faculty of the Built Environment at UNSW, A Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects and a member of the Design Institute of Australia. He advises Parliament House Canberra on the future of the building and is a member of the City of Sydney Design Advisory Panel, Public Art Advisory Panel and the Eora Journey Public Art Working Group. He has served on the Boards of the Redfern-Waterloo Authority and the Australian Architects Association. 

Mr Johnson holds a Bachelor of Architecture from UNSW and a Masters of Philosophy (Town Planning) from University College London. In 1976 he was made a member of the Order of the British Empire and in 2014 was awarded an Order of Australia for his contribution to Architecture.

MR John Mulally BA LLB (Hons)

John Mulally ATP Board

John has over 40 years experience as a lawyer specialising in major property and infrastructure projects.

He has acted for major Australian and off-shore developers and investors, Australian and State Government instrumentalities and off-shore Governments. This has included the acquisition, development and sale of major projects in all capital cities of Australia as well as in Vanuatu, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo, London, Paris, St Petersburg, Kiev, Moscow and New York. 

He has also advised on major energy projects in Australia and off-shore. He is currently advising on major infrastructure and renewable energy projects in China and Africa. His role in these projects deals with the funding structure, legal requirements and the integration of the commercial with the legal outcomes required to achieve project development.

Mr David Pitchford CBE LVO

David Pitchford ATP CEO Mr David Pitchford, CEO of UrbanGrowth NSW and UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation, and Managing Director of ATP, started his career in the Office of the Tasmanian Governor. An expert in major projects delivery, he has held a variety of roles including CEO of the UK Major Projects Authority and Head of Profession for Government Major Projects, CEO of the Palm Jumierah Development in Dubai, CEO of the City of Melbourne and Chief Operating Officer of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
He is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) and was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal (CFM).

Ms Lucy Turnbull LLB MB AO

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Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO is a businesswoman and philanthropist with a longstanding interest in cities, technology and social innovation. She chairs the Committee for Sydney and is Chairman of Prima BioMed Limited, an ASX- listed biomedical company, and is a director of Sealink Travel Group Limited. She is currently a board member of the US Studies Centre at Sydney University, the Redfern and Turnbull Foundations and the Grattan Institute. She was the first female Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney from 2003-4. In 2011 she became an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the community, local government and business. 

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