Adrienne Young-CooperChairAuckland Transport
Adrienne Young-Cooper has a background in strategic city planning and has been an
independent director on resource, transport, housing and urban development companies for
almost 20 years. Adrienne’s driving passion as a professional director is to support the creation
of sustainable, beautiful, and diverse communities that are well connected by transport networks
and services. It is her view that transport investment must support and incentivise sustainable
urban development and position New Zealand for a net zero carbon future.
In Adrienne’s previous governance roles at Auckland Regional Transport Network Limited and
Auckland Regional Transport Authority (which both precede Auckland Transport) Waka Kotahi
New Zealand Transport Agency, she has overseen the delivery of major capital projects including
Britomart Rail Station, electrification and double tracking of the Auckland commuter rail system,
the Northern Busway and the Waterview tunnel.
Adrienne holds a Master of Science from Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury andhttps://nz.linkedin.com/in/adrienne-young-cooper-b78551177
is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.