Sue Eddy

Chief Executive Officer

Victorian Building Authority (VBA)

Sue Eddy is the Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s principal building and plumbing regulator, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).

She plays an integral role in ensuring Victoria’s building and plumbing industries operate effectively to produce safe, well-constructed buildings.

Sue is at the forefront of driving effective regulation, spearheading significant industry change, and protecting Victorians through her leadership of the Victorian Government’s world leading Statewide Cladding Audit.

Sue demonstrates unwavering commitment to strengthening the building and construction sector, empowering a future-ready industry to make Victoria a better place.

Like all industries, COVID has had a big impact on the building and construction sector. What has set the building industry apart through a period of immense uncertainty and change, is the unparalleled cooperation of industry stakeholders. Sue’s contribution alongside her Building and Construction Industry Taskforce colleagues enabled the continuity of workflow, positioning the sector to deliver unprecedented levels of building and construction work that will make a lasting contribution to the State’s economic recovery.

Under Sue’s leadership the VBA is bringing together the greatest minds from universities, leading companies, and industry leaders right across the globe to collaborate on real solutions to affect change.

As an Australian Building Code Board member, Sue is at the front line of the building industry’s national policy agenda, drawing on her decades of experience to improve the sector’s outcomes, ultimately benefiting Australian consumers.

Sue’s strong passion for lifelong learning and her commitment to helping the next generation of leaders can be seen in her roles as Council member, RMIT University and Executive in Residence, Melbourne Business School.

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Sue Eddy

speech topic (subject to change):

Building Regulation in Victoria and How Victoria is Preparing the Built Environment of the Future