Kick-starting the economy in the infrastructure sector with Mark Binns.
A recorded webcast discussing the infrastructure sector post COVID-19 with chair of Crown Infrastructure Partners, Mark Binns.
Please register to receive access to the recorded event. You will have access to the recording until 10 August 2020.
Mark spoke about how the infrastructure industry will transition and recover after the COVID-19 crisis. He shared his thoughts on what changes will need to be made after New Zealand has progressed through the various alert levels and how quickly a recovery can be made.
Mark Binns was appointed a director of Crown Infrastructure Partners in 2018 and then chair in March 2020.
His successful career has seen him closely involved in many of New Zealand’s largest infrastructure projects, including the Wiri Prison public-private partnership, Waterview Connection, Eden Park, SKYCITY, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the Manapōuri tunnel. For 22 years, Mark worked at Fletcher Building and its predecessor, Fletcher Challenge Limited. During that period he was responsible for operations in Australia, South East Asia, India, South America, the United States and the South Pacific, as well as in New Zealand.
Mark also brings to this governance role the experience of being a Chief Executive. He was Chief Executive of Meridian from 2012 to 2017, during which he prepared the company for New Zealand’s largest IPO and delivered strong shareholder returns. He is also a former Chief Executive of the Infrastructure Division of Fletcher Building Limited, the company’s largest division.
By training, Mark is a qualified lawyer. He is a former partner of Simpson Grierson in Auckland.
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