Infrastructure Australia appoints new board member

Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the New South Wales Government in a bid to illustrate its commitment to collaborate with the state on the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotropolis developments.The federal government has announced the appointment of Rod Hook to the Board of Infrastructure Australia.

Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said Mr. Hook would bring a wealth of infrastructure knowledge and experience to the Board.

“Mr. Hook will be an asset to Infrastructure Australia thanks to his proven track record in public sector management and governance, infrastructure, transport, planning and the environment.

“Mr. Hook was most recently Chief Executive of the South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, so he is no stranger to the infrastructure and transport sector,” Mr. McCormack said.

Mr. Hook previously served as South Australia’s Commissioner of Highways, Rail Commissioner and Coordinator-General.

The announcement follows the 1 March board appointment of Peter Harris AO and Samantha Hogg.

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