28 March 2012 – The chief executive of the Green Building Council of Australia, Romilly Madew has joined the board of directors of the World Green Building Council.

The WorldGBC is a coalition of more than 90 green building councils, making it the largest international organisation influencing the green building marketplace.

Ms Madew also chairs the WorldGBC’s rating tools task force, which develops common carbon protocol, socio-economic categories in rating tools and a quality assurance guideline for new rating tools.

“ My appointment is a clear indication of Australia’s active role in the evolution of the global green building and sustainable development movement,” Ms Madew said, following the WorldGBC board meeting in London.