New Director appointed to Landcom Board

Landcom is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Selina Short as Independent Non-Executive Director to the Landcom Board.

Ms Short is the Managing Partner for EY Oceania Real Estate and Construction practice. She is a member of EY Oceania Executive Leadership team, with responsibility for the real estate, resources and energy portfolio.

As a member of the EY Global Real Estate and Construction Leadership team, Ms Short has responsibility for innovation, and leads EY’s knowledge collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Real Estate Innovation Lab.

Ms Short is a foundation member of the Property Council’s National Cities Roundtable. She is a foundation member of the Property Champions of Change, a group comprising 24 of the largest companies in Australia’s property industry.

Ms Short also sits on the board of the Summer Foundation, a not-for-profit with a mission to create, lead and demonstrate long-term systemic change that stops young people with disabilities from being forced into residential aged care.

Landcom Chair Peter Roberts said he was extremely pleased to have Ms Short join the Board.

“Selina is an excellent addition to the Board. She has significant experience in the sector with deep local and international relationships and a passion for innovation in real estate,” Mr Roberts said.

“Selina has a strong track record as a strategic thinker and as a champion of liveable, sustainable cities as hubs of economic and community prosperity for future generations – values that align with Landcom’s vision.

“This appointment will add to the strength of Landcom’s property experience and enhance strategic, sustainable and commercial outcomes.

“The Board look forward to working with Ms Short to continue to deliver on Landcom’s strategy to improve the supply, diversity and affordability of new housing.”

Commenting on the appointment, Ms Short said she was excited to be taking on the role.

“I have admired Landcom’s leadership and determination to create a legacy of sustainable places for some time. Landcom’s carbon neutral status, ambitious housing affordability targets and commitment to resilient, healthy and inclusive places are impressive examples of leadership in action,” Ms Short said.

“I look forward to making a contribution to Landcom as our communities evolve to fuel economic prosperity, liveability and sustainability for future generations.”

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