If you know anyone in the infrastructure sector who’s a diversity champion, we want to hear from you – and them.

The INZ Board added diversity as a key focus area after Building Nations 2021, adding it to the three identified by members – New Zealand’s infrastructure deficit and how it will be funded and financed, climate change and the role of infrastructure to mitigate impacts and attracting talent and retaining skills.

The INZ Board has endorsed the establishment of a Diversity Advisory Board, for which we are now seeking expressions of interest. The Diversity Advisory Board will guide and support INZ and members to create and sustain a diverse, inclusive and welcoming infrastructure sector for all. It will report directly to the INZ Board on its own work programme and provide guidance and support to INZ’s diversity networks, the Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN) and The Infrastructure Collective (TIC) to help amplify their impact.

We want the Diversity Advisory Board to reflect the diversity of member organisations and individuals within the sector. To get a Terms of Reference and a nomination form, email paige.hallam@infrastructure.org.nz. Nominations close 5pm on 18 March.