Executive Director, NSW
During her diverse, 30-year career as a landscape architect, Suellen has led private and public organisations in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Her experience spans open space planning and landscape design, recreation and audience engagement, park management and nature-based tourism.
She is a respected authority on strategy, financing public lands and organisational establishment and development and has presented nationally and internationally on these issues.
Suellen has been the inaugural Executive Director of Western Sydney Parklands Trust since 2008. In 2013 her responsibilities expanded to include leading the administration for Parramatta Park Trust. Suellen has qualifications in Botany and Ecology and a master's degree in landscape architecture.
She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Designing Green Infrastructure to Support Western Sydney's Emerging Parklands City
The content will look at how Western Sydney Parklands has an increasingly important role to play in the liveability of Western Sydney's Aerotropolis City. As Australia's largest urban parkland, Suellen Fitzgerald will discuss how the Trust plans to deliver world-class green infrastructure to meet the needs of current and future populations to 2030.