Maritn Loosemore

Martin Loosemore

Professor, University of Technology Sydney

Martin Loosemore is Professor of Construction Management at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town In South Africa, Visiting Professor at University of Loughborough UK and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building. Martin’s work on corporate social responsibility, social procurement, social enterprise and social value in the construction and infrastructure industries has been published widely in leading peer-reviewed international journals and books. He has published extensively in the AFR, SMH, The Australian, The Conversation and The Mandarin. Martin served as an advisor on international workplace productivity and reform to the Australian Federal Government’s 2003 Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry. In 2009 he was appointed as a founding member to Federal Built Environment Industry Innovation Council (BEIIC) which advised the Federal Minister for Innovation, Industry Science and Research on innovation policy in climate change resilience, sustainability, workforce capability, skills needs and regulatory reform. In 2019 he was a founding member of the Western Sydney Social Procurement and Jobs Opportunities Steering Committee and he currently serves as a Gateway Reviewer Panel member for NSW Infrastructure and as a member of the NSW Office of the Building Commissioner’s ‘Construct NSW’ Building Industry Reform Working Group (using data and research to drive continuous improvement). Martin is also a founding partner of a successful social enterprise which specialises in securing employment opportunities for people experiencing disadvantage on major construction and infrastructure projects.