Rebecca Hanley

Managing Director, Laing O’Rourke

Takes part in

  • Future of Construction SummitView Full Event
  • 09:25 - 10:05

    Construction leaders panel: The construction industry is on the cusp of major structural change. Looking ahead, if reforms are implemented now, what will the industry look like in the future?

    The construction industry is on the cusp of major structural change. Looking ahead, if reforms are implemented now, what will the industry look like in the future?

    • Projects are awarded based on best value rather than lowest cost 
    • Industry works to a culture standard designed to address the fundamental causes of poor diversity and mental health 
    • Procurement decisions are based on project specifics rather than market cycles 
    • States share in the significant productivity savings allowing increased investment in infrastructure and government services 
    • Technology is driving innovation and greater sustainability across the industry 
    • Digital Construction is the norm for design, build and ongoing maintenance 
    Panellists include:
    John Flecker Chief Executive Officer, Multiplex Constructions
    Rebecca Hanley Managing Director, Laing O’Rourke
    Kristine Scheul National Advocacy Chair, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
    Duncan Gibb Duncan Gibb, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Construction, Fulton Hogan & President, Australian Constructors Association
    Moderated by:
    Peter Colacino Chief of Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia

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