David Borger Executive Director of Business Western Sydney – Special Event
May 20, 2022
David Borger is the Executive Director of Business Western Sydney.
A passionate advocate for the growth of Western Sydney, David has been at the forefront of many high-profile advocacy efforts dedicated to bringing jobs to the region, keeping Western Sydney a competitive market for business, and championing the cultural, amenity and infrastructure investments required to provide our residents with a world-class place to work, live and entertain.
During his tenure at Business Western Sydney, David has been a key advocate for transformational projects including the approval of Western Sydney International Nancy Bird-Walton Airport, Powerhouse Parramatta, the Westmead and Liverpool Innovation Districts, the rejuvenation of Sydney Olympic Park, Parramatta Light Rail and West Metro.
Prior to this, David served as the Minister for Western Sydney, Minister for Housing, Minister for Roads, and Minister assisting the Minister for Transport and Roads in NSW Labor Governments. At 30 years of age, he was also the
youngest person to hold the office of Lord Mayor of Parramatta where he served 3 separate terms.
In the 2019 Queens Birthday Awards, David was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to local government and the NSW parliament.
David is currently a Director of Think Planners, Independent Chair of the Liverpool Innovation Precinct, a non-executive director on the boards of the NRMA and Evolve Housing, a Trustee of the Museum of Applied Arts and
Sciences, and a member of the Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee.