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Arup takes lead on Australian green council

9 Dec 11 Arup’s global planning leader David Singleton has been appointed the new chairman of the Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC).

The council is a not-for-profit national association committed to the delivery of more sustainable outcomes across the design, construction and operation of Australia's infrastructure. 

Singleton is currently a director of Standards Australia has has previously held the positions of chairman of the Australian Construction Industry Forum, president of the Association of Consulting Engineers Australia (now Consult Australia) and director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation. "I am honoured to have been appointed as Chairman of this progressive and well-supported organisation, he said. After a strong year in 2011, I look forward to leading a number of projects in 2012, including the launch of our new sustainability rating tool in February."  He is a founding member of the Arup group board and was chairman of Arup's global infrastructure business from 2004 until this year. 

"David's appointment comes after more than a decade of commitment to the leadership and growth of Arup both here and abroad," said Peter Bailey, Arup's Australasia CEO and chair.

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