Special Advisor Landis& Gyr, Chairman Australian Energy Research Institute, ex-MD Ausgrid, Member NSW Division of ATSE, UNSW Energy Institute Advisory Board;
George Maltabarow, President of the Building Professionals Board, is an energy specialist and experienced chief executive, with a track record of managing major capital programs, developing strategies for energy markets and spearheading technical innovation.
From 2004 to 2012, he was the managing director of Ausgrid (formerly Energy Australia), which operates the largest transmission and distribution network in Australia. Prior to that, he was an executive director of the NSW Treasury, with oversight of agencies including rail, energy, water, ports and property. He has held numerous positions on government boards and committees. George was appointed President of the NSW Building Professionals Board in June 2013. He maintains his University appointments as Chairman of the Australian Institute of Energy Research at the University of NSW and President of the Electrical and Information Engineering Foundation at the University of Sydney, where he is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering.