Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth Mildwater

Elizabeth Mildwater AICD

MA (University of Melbourne), LLB (Hons) USyd, BE(USyd), Advanced Management Programme (Harvard), Executive Fellows Program; ANZSOG School of Government, Company Directors Course (AICD)

Elizabeth joined the Greater Sydney Commission as Chief Executive Officer on 18 January 2021.

Prior to her appointment, Elizabeth was the Deputy Secretary, Greater Sydney at Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), where she was responsible for integrating transport modes to deliver customer-centred services and infrastructure for the Sydney metropolitan area.

She’d previously held the positions of Deputy Secretary of Customer Technology and Services and Deputy Secretary of People and Corporate Services at TfNSW.

Elizabeth’s earlier executive roles included Director of Australian Programs for Save the Children Australia., leading a diverse workforce of over 500 people across Australia.

She also spent five years at Transurban, as the Victorian Group General Manager with responsibility for the operations of CityLink in Melbourne.

Elizabeth has more than 25 years’ management experience across customer services, legal, company secretarial, compliance, risk, management, human resources and general operations.

She holds degrees in Law and Economics, an MA in Contemporary Asian Analysis and has completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in the USA. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Elizabeth is passionate about harnessing stakeholder and employee engagement and new technologies to achieve new levels of service. She serves as a NSW Council member with the Institute of Public Administration.