Louise McCormick wins prestigious John Shaw Medal


Congratulations to Louise McCormick, Infrastructure NT Commissioner, on winning the Roads Australia 2022 John Shaw Medal.

Louise is the second woman and first Northern Territory-based recipient of this prestigious award for individual achievement.

In her role as commissioner, Louise plays an integral role in ensuring the Territory builds the strategic public infrastructure needed to deliver critical job-creating projects in line with industry and population growth, while providing a crucial link to achieving the Northern Territory Government’s goal of a $40 billion economy by 2030.

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Louise was also responsible for ensuring freight continued flowing to Territory communities in a COVID-safe way and without disadvantaging Territorians.

Louise’s leadership benefits the entire community and economy, making the Northern Territory safer, more accessible and a better place to do business.

Commissioner of Infrastructure NT, Ms Louise McCormick

Louise McCormick has over 20 years’ experience in the transport and infrastructure sectors. Louise is also a multi-award winning chartered engineer in both civil and structural engineering, as well as chartered as an engineering executive.

Over the 16 years Louise has worked in the Northern Territory, she has been involved in planning, delivery and management of some of the Territory’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects and has been instrumental in securing Australian Government funding for a significant road upgrades across the Northern Territory.

Louise represents the Northern Territory on several national boards, committees and working groups including as the deputy chair of Austroads, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), the Infrastructure Investment Forum and I-Body National Forum.

Louise McCormick wins prestigious John Shaw Medal

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