Chair - Dr Col Gellatly AO
Dr Gellatly is the former Director-General of the Premier’s Department, a role which he held since being appointed in 1994. He has held a number of senior management positions within the NSW public service, including as Director General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
He has been NSW representative on a wide range of State/Commonwealth Working Parties and Committees and has had three periods as a part-time Commissioner with the Industries Assistance Commission. He has also served on a diverse range of boards and committees.
Dr Gellatly has a degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of New England, a Master of Commerce from the University of NSW and a PhD from North Carolina State University.
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 Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects and a member of the Design Institute of Australia. He advises the Sydney Opera House Trust on the future of the building and is a member of the City of Sydney Design Advisory Panel. He serves on the Boards of the SMDA, the ATP 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 for services to Architecture.
MR John Mulally BA LLB (Hons)
John has 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
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
Lucy is a businesswoman and company director. She is a director of the board of Melbourne IT , an Australian publicly listed internet services company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
Lucy is currently the Chair of the Salvation Army’s City of Sydney Red Shield Appeal, Deputy Chair of the Committee for Sydney, and a member of the board of the Centre for Independent Studies and the Redfern Foundation Limited, and the Turnbull Foundation. She is also a board member of the NSW Cancer Institute.
For many years Lucy worked as a solicitor and as an investment banker. From 1999 to 2004 she was Sydney’s first female Lord Mayor ( 2003-4) and Deputy Lord Mayor ( 1999-2003). Lucy has also published a book titled Sydney – Biography of a City in 1999.