Garry Bowditch is a global expert on infrastructure, ESG and customer stewardship.
Garry is an infrastructure economist and globally recognised expert on infrastructure and private capital investment in public assets. He collaborates with clients where building community trust and co-creating ESG (environment, social and governance) opportunities are vital.
Garry holds several appointments, including at Oxford University as a Member of the ITRC (Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortia) Academic Board; the Infrastructure Steering Committee at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London. He also advises ACTUAL – a SimCity like solution for addressing ESG and climate change and named TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2022.
Garry has a unique balance of commercial, government and academic experience spanning Australia, Asia and the OECD. Appointments include the Founding Executive Director of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and John Grill Institute, University of Sydney, and the Inaugural CEO, SMART Infrastructure Facility. Garry was also a Senior Academic Fellow at Cornell University and served as a Federal Treasury official.
Garry has published widely on integrated infrastructure planning and management and most recently authored his first book, BIG FIXES: Building Bridges to an Inclusive Future. In February 2023, Garry was appointed to Oxford University Press Editorial Board to help accelerate research into infrastructure provision and community health – an area he continues to be passionate about sharing ideas that promote positive change.
Garry advises governments, multilateral institutions, and private investors worldwide and regularly speaks at conferences about infrastructure reforms impacting public policy, procurement and commercial practices.
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