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Josephine Sukkar AM


Josephine is co-owner and Principal of Buildcorp and Chairs Buildcorp’s charitable entity the Buildcorp Foundation.

Josephine is also a professional company director who works across a range of industries, including property, construction, finance, sport, the arts, medical research and social services. She serves on boards including Washington H. Soul Pattinson, Growthpoint Properties Australia, the Australian Museum, Property Council of Australia, and the Green Building Council of Australia.

In 2021 Josephine was appointed as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission and served in this role for a 3-year term, recognising her varied career leading businesses, steering boards through times of transformation and advocating for equality.
This external business experience for ASX listed companies in strict governance environments enables Josephine to bring further assurance and certainty to Buildcorp’s operations.

Through Buildcorp Josephine has supported the rugby community for over 30 years, from grassroots club sponsorships through to the National Women’s Rugby XVs team and competition. In her role as President of Australian Women’s Rugby between 2015 and 2023, Josephine was a strong advocate in increasing female participation and opportunity throughout the pipeline.

Josephine is a Fellow of the University of Sydney, and in 2017 she was recognised for her services to the community, the arts and sports with a Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.