Guest Speaker: Justin Madden "Planning the future for Melbourne's North"
Justin Madden is a Senior Consultant at Arup and works closely with Arup's Leadership team in the areas of strategic project planning and infrastructure development across Australasia, and the South East Asia region. Based in Victoria, Justin's focus includes the ongoing development of the local built environment, working with public and private sector clients in helping deliver their project outcomes.
Justin's career includes 15 years in the Victorian State Parliament, having held seven Ministerial portfolios within successive Victorian Labor Governments across 11 years including Minister for Youth Affairs and Minister Assisting the Minister for Planning, Minister for Sport and Recreation, Minister for Commonwealth Games, Minister for Planning and Minister for the Respect Agenda.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Justin held the role of President of the AFL Players Association during an AFL career totalling 332 AFL Games with both Carlton and Essendon Football Clubs.
Justin is also a registered Architect having run his own practice, and qualified teacher.