Our Structure

Infrastructure Australia is managed by the Chief Executive Officer who reports to the Infrastructure Australia Board. The CEO is supported by an Executive Leadership team overseeing four key functions:

  • Office of the CEO
  • Operations
  • Policy and Research
  • Project Advisory and Evaluation

This information is accurate as at 8/9/2021.

Infrastructure Australia organisational chart
IA org chart last updated 3 November 2021

Infrastructure Australia teams

Office of the CEO

The Office of the CEO provides governance, engagement, logistical and administrative support to the CEO with the aim of enabling the position to engage effectively with key stakeholders and the Board.


The Operations team is responsible for:

  • Strategic planning and reporting
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • People, Culture and Talent
  • Finance and Risk

Policy and Research

The Policy and Research team identifies challenges and opportunities facing the infrastructure sector and promotes best practice and innovation policy and non-build solutions.

The team’s analysis informs Infrastructure Australia’s investment advice, supports decision-making by governments at all levels, as well as informing industry and the community.

Infrastructure Australia develops:

  • 15-year Australian Infrastructure Audits (the Audit), needs assessments for Australia’s infrastructure sector
  • 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plans (the Plan), policy responses to the challenges and opportunities identified in the Audit
  • A report on progress on implementing recommendations in the Plan, Prioritising Reform
  • Annual reports on Infrastructure Market Capacity for the First Secretaries Group of National Cabinet
  • As well as promoting and developing public awareness of the infrastructure sector, including through the sharing of data.

Project Advisory and Evaluation

The Project Advisory And Evaluation team reviews and provides advice on the quality and feasibility of major infrastructure proposals across government jurisdictions on the basis of strategic fit, economic, social, environmental value, and deliverability.

The team is responsible for the maintenance of the Infrastructure Priority List (IPL) and the Assessment Framework. They also evaluate Initiative and Project submissions (which inform the IPL) in accordance with the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008 (Cth) and the Assessment Framework.