Benedicte ColinChief Executive Officer, Transport Asset Holding Entity of NSW (TAHE)

Benedicte is now Chief executive Officer at Transport Asset Holding Entity of NSW (TAHE).

Benedicte was previously the Senior Investment Director at global investment group Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Her responsibilities include investment and asset management for an infrastructure portfolio in Australia and New Zealand, to the value of around $5 billion AUD. She represented CDPQ on Boards including the Port of Brisbane, Plenary Group Holding, and a portfolio of PPP assets (greenfield and brownfield) in NSW, including the new automated Sydney Metro. She also sits on several board committees for risk, remuneration, health and safety, capital structure.

Prior to joining CDPQ, Benedicte was the CEO of Keolis Downer, a leading public transport operator in Australia (Yarra Trams, Gold Coast Light Rail) and General Counsel at Aquasure, the company responsible for the finance, design, construction and operation of Australia’s largest desalination plant in Victoria under a PPP model.

Benedicte made Australia her home in 2007 after leaving France where she was a co-founding partner of the law firm De Gaulle Fleurance since 2001.

She is now a director the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a Board member of the Sydney Community Foundation and Be Kind Sydney.

Benedicte is focussed on working with the Board, stakeholders and the team to strategically manage TAHE's assets, unlocking potential in NSW and driving reinvestment in the network and surrounding precincts.

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