Professor Michael Regan from Bond University’s Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture has been appointed to the newly-formed Infrastructure Queensland committee.
Professor Regan joins a team of highly regarded private sector representatives and government department heads brought together to advise the Queensland Government on the State’s future infrastructure needs.
As one of Australia’s leading researchers in his field, Professor Regan has published numerous peer-reviewed papers on major infrastructure project management and procurement, encompassing the financial, economic and public policy perspectives.
“The Infrastructure Queensland advisory group comprises a team of very experienced people with high-level expertise in water supply, ports, construction, engineering, transport, finance, and local government,” said Professor Regan.
“My contribution will be based on the multi-disciplinary research I have conducted here at Bond University, covering all the different components of infrastructure planning and development.”
Reporting to the Department of Infrastructure Planning and State Development, the group is expected to adopt a “lateral thinking” approach to assist the Minister examine procurement and finance options for the delivery of infrastructure in Queensland.
Director of the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture, Professor George Earl, congratulated Professor Regan on his appointment.
“Professor Regan is highly regarded as a leading international expert in the field of Infrastructure, with extensive industry experience. His appointment to this reputable team is testament to the high calibre of industry experienced researchers we attract to the Institute,” said Professor Earl.