Members of the Infrastructure Project Management Panel

Mark Roebuck - Wollongong City Council (Chair)
Austin Morris - Riverina Water County CouncilĀ 
John Roydhouse - IPWEA (NSW)
Warren Sharpe OAM - Eurobodalla Shire Council
Richard Jane - Gwydir Shire Council
Simon Boulton - NSW Public Works
Todd Clarke - Randwick City Council
Jason Gordon - Transport for NSW
Robert Staples - Robert Staples & Associates

Purpose of the Infrastructure Project Management Panel

To make a significant and measurable contribution to improve infrastructure project management awareness, knowledge and expertise in NSW. This may be achieved by asking Industry Leaders, Experts, Stakeholders and Young IPWEA to share challenges, issues, worries, experience and knowledge to discuss critical project planning matters faced by IPWEA NSW and its members on previous, present and future projects.

Objectives of the Infrastructure Project Management Panel

  • To develop IPWEA (NSW) policy on infrastructure project management matters of relevance
  • To raise government awareness (at all levels) of the IPWEA (NSW) position on infrastructure project management issues including providing recommendations for government inquiries or when specific action may be required
  • To increase awareness of infrastructure project management practice amongst IPWEA (NSW) membership, council staff, councillors, external practitioners and the community
  • To enhance expertise in infrastructure project management practice amongst IPWEA (NSW) membership, council staff, councillors and external practitioners
  • Develop the knowledge and skillset of the IPWEA (NSW) members in infrastructure project management techniques by creating an environment and conditions in which to achieve a particular goal or objective in a controlled manner by offering training in leadership, effective communication, negotiation, conflict management, planning and problem solving
  • Development of relevant tools, guidelines and training