Kristin Brookfield

Chief Executive Industry Policy, HIA

Kristin is currently the Chief Executive Industry Policy with the Housing Industry Association. Kristin is responsible for managing HIA’s national policy team with staff involved in planning, building, workplace health and safety, skills and training, industrial relations, business compliance and housing economics.

Kristin has worked with HIA for over 16 years moving to a national position in 2008.

Originally qualified in planning, she worked for a decade in NSW local and state government. Over 25 years she has gained an extensive knowledge of the national framework for planning, building and environmental laws and policies, along with an excellent understanding of government policy and administration as it relates to housing delivery.

In July 2017 Kristin was appointed as one of the five industry Board members on the Australian Building Codes Board responsible for guiding the work of the ABCB. She recently completed a 6 year terms as a member of the Standard Development & Accreditation Committee for Standards Australia which was responsible for approving new Australian Standards projects.

Kristin has also been a Director of the Building Products Industry Council and the Australian Construction Industry Forum.