Alison Kirk

NSW Manager

Alison Kirk

Alison represents the interests of members and exercises the influence of Consult Australia to bring about positive change in NSW.  She is responsible for fostering productive relationships with key stakeholders across government and industry and working with the rest of the Consult Australia team on member initiatives. 

Alison has extensive senior executive experience in the public, corporate and not-for-profit sectors across finance, government and infrastructure. She brings a strong hands-on understanding of stakeholder engagement, governance, strategy and advocacy. Alison is a collaborative leader who delivers results.  She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Alison is always willing to hear more about the challenges and opportunities members providing services to NSW face. Please contact her to talk through any of your issues.

Contact

For more information about any of our policy activities in NSW, click 'VIEW NSW NEWS' below or contact Alison at: alison@consultaustralia.com.au

For more information about any of our NSW events, click 'VIEW NSW EVENTS' below or contact our events and marketing team at: nsw@consultaustralia.com.au or on 02 8252 6700.

VIEW NSW EVENTS                                           VIEW NSW NEWS

    What the NSW Committee does

    The NSW Committee gives members the opportunity to develop strategies to tackle local issues as well as contribute to the national agenda. Committee participants are often called upon to represent Consult Australia in local engagement activities (including meetings with government agencies etc). The NSW Committee meets monthly and requires engaged individuals.

    Latest 'top 3 takeaways'

    The 'top 3 takeaways' summarise key issues discussed at the last meeting. These are to help the broader membership understand the activities of the NSW Committee.

    1. Engagement - Consult Australia is actively working with the government, INSW on the current shutdown pathway.
    2. Procurement & Pipeline - Committee members will provide comment on TfNSW key issues with design and construct contracting and look to assist Consult Australia when consulted on Project Streamline.
    3. Priorities - The Committee has three focus areas of: registration and building reform, contract conditions and procurement and risk.

      Current participants

      Below is the list of current NSW Committee participants. Want to get involved? Contact Kristy Eulenstein.

      NameMember
      Rory Waddell (Chair) GHD
      Guy Pinzone (Vice Chair)Jacobs
      Rowenna Walker (Consult Australia Board representative)Aurecon
      Katherine GarsideAurecon
      Hugh Tait AECOM
      Syd Gamble Arcadis
      Dr. Marianne FoleyArup
      Rachel FowlerBeca
      Emily KirkpatrickBG&E
      Andrew Mather Integral Group
      Mark Carling KBR
      Amy-Ruth MacDonald MIEngineers
      Stephen FryerNorthrop
      Peter HumphreysSMEC
      Melissa Moritz (FutureNet representative)Umwelt Australia
      What the FutureNet NSW Committee does

      The FutureNet NSW Committee gives young professionals the opportunity to design and run engaging social and educational events that allow their peers to develop valuable networks. The Committee is open to members and non-members. The FutureNet NSW Committee meets monthly and requires engaged individuals willing to create and deliver engaging events.

      Current participants

      Below is the list of current FutureNet NSW Committee participants. Want to get involved? Contact Linda Gaunt.

      NameBusiness
      Melissa Moritz (Chair) GML Heritage
      Nicolas Roe (Vice Chair)Arcadis
      Cherry Zhao AECOM
      Meg Panozzo
      Arup
      Virpi KomulainenAurecon
      Sally Swinburne Jacobs
      Casthuri Kamalaraj Partridge Structural 
      Lachlan SykesNorthrop
      Torgan SnelgroveRider Levett Bucknall
      Esther Soon SMEC
      Matt KingTalentWeb 
      Braydon AmesTonkin


      What the FutureNet Newcastle Committee does

      The FutureNet Newcastle Committee gives young professionals the opportunity to design and run engaging social and educational events that allow their peers to develop valuable networks in the Newcastle/Hunter region. The Committee is open to members and non-members. The FutureNet Newcastle Committee meets monthly and requires engaged individuals willing to create and deliver engaging events.

      Current participants

      Below is the list of current FutureNet Newcastle Committee participants. Want to get involved? Contact Linda Gaunt.

      NameBusiness
      Dominic Piekaar (Chair)GHD
      Jacqui CrawfordAurecon
      Angie HoAurecon
      Rachel StevensonNorthrop
      Tamy DeSouzaUGL Limited


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      More information

      If you would like to find out more about the policy activities in NSW or to join one of the committees, please contact Alison Kirk, NSW Manager at: alison@consultaustralia.com.au