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Built Environment and Infrastructure Committee

MemberNameTerm Expires
Chair Mrs Susan Chen 31 December 2020
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Rufus Black28 February 2023
Chair of Academic Senate (or nominee)Professor Natalie Brown31 December 2021
Chair of Finance Committee *Mr James Groom31 December 2021
Members appointed by Council, having regard
to the desired skills and experience approved by Council
Dr Peter Davis
Professor Elaine Stratford
Mr Corey Peterson
Mr Roger Poole
Mr Rob McGauran 
31 December 2020
31 December 2020
31 December 2020
31 December 2022
31 December 2022
SecretaryMr Alastair McDougall 
Chief Operating Officer

Mr David Clerk

*  The Chair of Finance Committee is not expected to attend every meeting of Built Environment & Infrastructure Committee

Members should have skills, knowledge and industry experience in design, development and management of the environment (both natural and built).

The committee will focus on strategy and high level policy.

The committee is responsible for considering, reviewing and advising Council on the development, approval and implementation of:

  • Campus Framework Plans
  • Priorities for major capital works
  • Strategic asset management plan
  • Preventative maintenance program
  • Buildings and grounds plans
  • Design standards for building works and landscaping
  • Policies in respect of the built environment and sustainability.

In addition, the Committee will have an oversight role for sustainability generally.

Note- a major capital project is one:

  • Involving expenditure or receipt by the University of more than $1M; or
  • of strategic or political significance to the University.

    For all University Council and Committee meeting dates, please refer to the Planning Calendar.

    Any submissions for the committee should be sent to Alastair McDougall, Executive Director University Governance and Secretary to the Built Environment and Infrastructure Committee using the attached template (Word 250KB). Please email them to or post to Private Bag 51, Hobart 7001.