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Launch of White Elephant Stampede | Mark Gray

Thursday, 3 November 2022




349 Queen Street, Ground Floor, Brisbane City, 4000

Mark Gray is a former Under Treasurer of Queensland, as part of a distinguished career in the Treasury Department. He is also a former Office Head for Macquarie Group in Queensland and has spent most of the last 20 years in private sector roles. These days, Mark is an accomplished Company Director. He is currently Chair of Sugar Terminals Limited and a Director of Data#3, Urban Utilities, the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Queensland Cricket and the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland. With this diverse career, Mark has deep experience in infrastructure and project delivery from a variety of different perspectives. He will give his own special insights into what makes a white elephant.

There will be brief presentations by contributors:

Bruce Kingston about the Gold Coast desalination plant

David Gration concerning Olympic Games

Scott Prasser on what makes a ‘white elephant’ project

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