Louise Howard is the Deputy Executive Director, Health, Safety & Security on Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project, Sydney Metro. She represents Sydney Metro on the client side of a $40 billion dollar program of new autonomous railways.
In her current role, Louise leads a team of 30 professionals across a portfolio of mega projects, each at a different phase in the project life-cycle (design through to operations).
Louise’s primary role is ensuring Sydney Metro meets its legal obligations across Work Health Safety, Rail Safety and Heavy Vehicle National law as well as driving industry to excel in the health and safety space and ensure Sydney Metro is known as the safest program of infrastructure built to date.
Louise’s drive comes from working with both a great team of health and safety professionals in a collaborative approach, but also personal experience of a workplace injury that has ignited her passion to keep people safe at work.