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david singleton
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By 2020, Asia’s economic output will be larger than Europe’s and North America’s combined. If Australians are to maintain a relatively high standard of living we must either find additional products [or resources] to sell to the world, mainly Asia, or increase the efficiency at which we produce our output. Without globally competitive infrastructure assets that are more efficient than those available at present, to increase our productivity and our standard of living, we are likely to lose some of the economic gains of the last two decades.
By 2020, Asia's economic output will be larger than Europe's and North America's combined. If Australians are to maintain a relatively high standard of living we must either find additional products [or resources] to sell to the world, mainly Asia, or increase the efficiency at which we produce ...
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I am currently a Global Leader in Planning at Arup Group, Chairman and Non-Executive Director of several boards focussing on resilience in leadership and infrastructure
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    Global Leader Planning Arup | Global Chairman | Non-Executive Director | Expert Advisor
    I am currently the global leader of Arup's Planning Practice responsible for strategic planning providing advisory services to government on emerging policy, economic policy and strategy. I am also Chairman and Non-Executive Director; a respected thought leader and expert advisor to governments and global businesses on resilient leadership and practice, specialising in infrastructure and climate change.
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Global Leader Planning Arup | Global Chairman | Non-Executive Director | Expert Advisor
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Passionate about outcome-driven innovation in leadership

I am is currently the global leader of Arup's Planning Practice responsible for strategic planning providing advisory services to government on emerging policy, economic policy and strategy.

I am a Chairman and Non-Executive Director; a respected thought leader and expert advisor to governments and global businesses on resilient leadership and practice, specialising in infrastructure and climate change.

I am currently Chair of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia, driving the delivery of infrastructure projects that are economically robust while delivering sustainable outcomes that can withstand the pressures of climate change and population growth.

I am also a Ministerial appointment to the Australian Government’s Independent Expert Group for the development of a Climate Futures Report  into the capacity for Australia to deal with the risks of climate change impacts.

I am a Non-Executive Director of multiple Boards including Standards Australia Ltd, Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management and the Global Director of Planning for ARUP, with a proven history in outcome-driven innovation in leadership. 

These roles are underpinned by my extensive leadership experience around the world in corporate, industry and professional association where he has spearheaded global strategy development on diversity and sustainability.

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