Built appoints Gabrielle Trainor to its board

Gabrielle Trainor's directorial experience covers more than 25 years on boards in the public and private sectors

Built appoints Gabrielle Trainor to its board
Built appoints Gabrielle Trainor to its board

One of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction groups, Built, has announced the appointment of Gabrielle Trainor to its board.

“It’s exciting to be part of a great company in the next era of its evolution,” she said.

The construction has been responsible for residential projects across Australia including luxury beachside apartments in North Fremantle for repeat client Mirvac and student accommodation for Scape at the old CUB site on Swanston Street, Melbourne.

It enjoys $1.7 billion annual revenue with project sizes from $50,000 to $500 million plus, with $3 billion plus of work in hand.

Some 78% of its clients is repeat work.

Ms Trainor joins chair of the board, Wal King, along with independent director, Dieter Adams.

The executive chairman and founder is Marco Rossi and its CEO managing director is Brett Mason.

Trainor's directorial experience covers more than 25 years on boards in the public and private sectors ranging from infrastructure, urban development, financial services, transport to sports, arts and culture.

She is a member of the boards of Infrastructure Australia and the Victorian Government’s Major Transport Infrastructure Authority. She is a director of the ACT City Renewal Authority.

She chairs the Construction Industry Culture Taskforce, a joint project of industry, academe and the NSW and Victorian governments. She is a former member of the advisory boards of Leighton Contractors (now CIMIC Group) and Aqualand.

She chaired the arts and culture panels of the Docklands Authority and the Barangaroo Delivery Authorities and chaired the reference group for Infrastructure Australia’s 2019 paper on Future Cities.

Since 1998, Built has grown to be a national diversified general contractor, with revenue of $1.7bn and over 1,000 employees across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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