On 5 October, World Green Building Council head Tai Lee Siang announced the winners of global awards ceremony in Jaipur, India:
"Romilly Madew (pictured at right) is the deserved winner of the WorldGBC Chairman’s Award, which recognises individuals’ outstanding role in advancing green buildings around the world and their inspirational leadership. And Romilly is just that – an inspirational leader, who, in her position as CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), has contributed to the rapid green transformation of the global property, design and construction industries for over a decade."