Michael Rose AM (Chair)
Michael Rose is an independent director who serves on the boards of several organisations involved in urban infrastructure, urban policy and place making. He is the Chair of Northwest Rapid Transit (NRT Group), Chair of the Committee for Sydney and a director of the Sydney Harbour Trust.
Michael also sits on the advisory board of the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at UTS and the board of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. He has served on the boards of a number of other government, arts and not-for-profit organisations.
Michael is a lawyer by background and the former Chief Executive Partner of one of Australia’s leading law firms. He has a senior advisory role at UNSW and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael has been actively engaged in policy issues involving indigenous communities and indigenous rights, employment, education and reconciliation. In 2016, he served as a member of the Referendum Council on Constitutional Recognition. In the same year, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to indigenous communities and the legal profession.