Romilly Madew AO FTSE
Engineers Australia

Romilly MadewRomilly Madew is CEO of Engineers Australia. Previously Romilly was CEO Infrastructure Australia (IA), where she was responsible for overseeing IA’s critical role in helping governments prioritise projects and reforms that best serve our communities.

Before joining Infrastructure Australia, Ms Madew was CEO of Green Building Council of Australia for 13 years. In acknowledgment of her contribution to Australia’s sustainable building movement, Ms Madew was awarded an Order of Australia in 2019.

In her capacity as CEO of Engineers Australia, so sits on the STEM Champions of Change committee.  She is also currently a Member of the Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering (ATSE) Infrastructure Forum; Director Placemaking NSW Board; Director Sydney Olympic Park Authority; Independent Chair Currawong State Park Advisory Board (NSW); Federal Government appointee, G20 EMPOWER – Empowerment and Progression of Women’s Economic Representation and Director of Minerva Network (supporting Australia’s elite sportswomen).

Romilly is an active surf life saver.  She was previously President of Bilgola SLSC, is a Patrol Captain for Bilgola and for Surf Lifesaving Sydney Northern Beaches Branch she is the Support Services Coordinator, a Duty Officer and Committee Member Diversity and Inclusion working group.

Updates from the STEM Group

Champions of Change STEM

Romilly Madew is a Member the Champions of Change STEM Group which was established in 2016 with support from the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. The STEM group aim to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the representation of women in leadership positions in STEM.