Garry Bowditch is Senior Academic Fellow at Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy at Cornell University, New York and Co-Founder of Customer Stewardship Australia.
Garry is an infrastructure practitioner, economist and globally recognised thought leader on infrastructure and private capital investment in public assets.
He has a unique balance of commercial, government and academic experience spanning Australia, Asia and the OECD. He forges close and purposeful collaborations with industry and government, both nationally and abroad to create world-class research based initiatives that drives public sector reform, industry leadership and new investment opportunities. He has published widely concerning integrated infrastructure planning, management and has created a new body of research in the area of customer stewardship for infrastructure sector.
Garry has held key leadership roles including Founding Executive Director, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, Inaugural CEO SMART Infrastructure Facility and the Better Infrastructure Initiative at John Grill Centre for Project Leadership, University of Sydney.
He holds a number of appointments including at Oxford University as Member of the ITRC (Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortia) Academic Board; Infrastructure Steering Committee at Institute of Civil Engineers in London and Co-Founder of Customer Stewardship Australia a strategic advisory firm concerned with enhancing private and public sector capabilities in delivering improved customer outcomes from infrastructure assets and businesses.
Garry advises governments, multilateral institutions and private investors around the world and regularly speaks at conferences about infrastructure reforms impacting public policy, procurement and commercial practices.