Adjunct Professor Kim Lovegrove, RML, MSE *
Inaugural Board Chair | Royal Medal of the Lion (RML) | Order of the Star of Honor of Ethiopia (MSE)
Senior construction lawyer, Lovegrove and Cotton Lawyers | Senior law reform consultant, World Bank
Adjunct Professor University of Canberra
Past Chair, Building Professionals Board Victoria
Past President of the Australian Institute of Building (Vic Chapter) and the New Zealand Institute of Building (Northern Chapter)
Past Deputy Director of the Australian Building Codes Board (Mid-90s)
Past Deputy Director of the Department of Building Control (VIC) (Early 90s) – Predecessor of the VBA
Headed up the team that had carriage of the National Model Building Act that became the blueprint for regulatory law reform in the nineties.
Past Ethiopian Honorary Consul to Victoria
Kim, in his capacity as a Senior Consultant to the World Bank, assists the World Bank with the provision of international best practice law reform advice on building regulations.
He has been deployed in law reform advisory capacities in Mumbai, Shanghai, Beijing and Tokyo. Kim is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra and a past Conjoint Professor of Building Regulation and Certification at the University of Newcastle (New South Wales).