Adrienne Miller


Adrienne L Miller, a lawyer by training, has worked as an adviser and executive for more than 25 years in and around construction and infrastructure. She is CEO at the Urban Development Institute of New Zealand (UDINZ) and was before that General Manager NZ for sustainability rating tool provider, the Infrastructure Sustainability Council. Adrienne has a range of perspectives having worked in waste and environmental services (Waste Management), building products (Carter Holt), contracting companies (Downer & Fletchers), a public sector water utility (Watercare), consulting (private practice CTSY and her own boutique consulting firm Cupola). 

Adrienne has also been involved in a number of industry initiatives beyond her executive roles. She is in her second term on the Building Advisory Panel at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE); was a foundational member of the WIN Advisory Board at Infrastructure New Zealand; was involved in a Water NZ committee that developed H&S guidance for the sector; was involved in the #BuildAKL campaign and, in her capacity as a Trustee of Diversity Works NZ, chaired the project steering committee for the Construction Diversity Roadmap Project delivered by DWNZ for the Construction Sector Accord (CSA). Shes was also, prior to the CSA being disbanded, a member of the Infrastructure Reference Group within the CSA.

She writes and speaks regularly on industry issues and contributes to a number of publications.