AfPA Industry Breakfast – NSW July 2022

Transport for NSW Presentation on the NSW Budget 2022-23 (Forward Works and Maintenance Program)

Registrations closing: 14th July 2022

Australian Flexible Pavement Association (AfPA) will be hosting the NSW Budget 2022-23 Forward Works and Maintenance Program Industry Event.

The Event provides a unique  opportunity to gain an in-depth industry-specific understanding of the New South Wales Government’s commitment to the forward works program for 2022-23.

The Event will be presented by senior representatives from Transport for NSW as tailored to our members and the broader industry, and also include a Q&A session for attendees.

Speakers include:

  • Tom Grosskopf (Executive Director Network & Assets Regional and Outer Metropolitan) Transport for NSW
  • Rosemary Crowhurst (Director Assets South) Transport for NSW
  • Liam Terris (Senior Manager, Pavement Assets) Transport for NSW

Tom Grosskopf – Executive Director Network and Assets, Regional and Outer Metropolitan Division

As the Executive Director Network & Assets, Tom Grosskopf leads some 2,000 people within the Regional and Outer Metropolitan Branch to manage the whole life cycle of Transport assets to deliver safe, sustainable and integrated services to regional communities.

Network and Assets are the custodian of the assets and represent the asset owner. We provide expert advice on strategic network plans and major infrastructure projects to manage and maintain the assets. We maintain a deep knowledge of asset condition, performance risks, lifecycle costs and an asset’s value to the community. We maintain and improve assets to optimise customer and worker safety and accept assets on to our asset register making sure that they support the availability and reliability of the network.

Tom joined NSW Transport in 2016, as Director of Precinct and Corridor Planning. He moved to the Head of Sydney Planning in Sydney Roads at the start of 2019, leading a team dedicated to the development of a sustainable mobility network for all customers across Sydney. Before working at TfNSW Tom spent some 25 years working across the state with agriculture, the natural resource agencies and environment agencies.

Rosemary Crowhurst – Director Assets South
Rosemary Crowhurst is the Director Assets South for Transport for NSW within the Regional and Outer Metropolitan division. In her role Rosemary is the custodian of over 6,000km of state road network from the southern fringe of Sydney through to the Victorian Boarder and West to Murray River Council. She leads her team in the planning of annual programs across a wide variety of assets in the road corridor including Pavement, Bridges (bridge and ferries), Roadside and Traffic Facilities Assets.

Rosemary joined Transport in 2021 and has brought with her 20 years’ experience working in Infrastructure management across local government leading the delivery of large community infrastructure projects, with a strong customer focus. Through her work in local councils Rosemary lead the construction and maintenance teams through many changes including floods, droughts, population increases, industry reform and COVID. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Wollongong as well as a Master of Leadership from University of New England.

Liam Terris – Senior Manager Pavement Assets Regional and Outer Metropolitan
Liam completed his Civil Engineering degree from the University of Wollongong in 1990. Liam has more than 30 years of civil engineering experience in road infrastructure management, maintenance strategy and practices.

He joined the NSW Government as a trainee in 1989. Liam has worked in road maintenance and construction offices across NSW and has considerable experience in asset policy, strategic investment prioritisation and maintenance contracting models. Currently, Liam is the Senior Manager, Pavement Assets (Regional & Outer Metropolitan Division, Network & Assets Branch, Asset Strategy Section) providing leadership and guidance to ensure that asset and customer service risks continue to be appropriately managed at the lowest whole-of-life cost.