Ruzenka Pavilk

Ruzenka is a strategic thinker with over 20 years’ experience working in stakeholder and community engagement and project management within the private sector and with local, state and federal government agencies. A strong believer in the benefits of early engagement with stakeholders, and the early identification of key issues, Ruzenka works to ensure the community is listened to and its questions and concerns addressed, while progressing the project objectives.

As an advisor on major transport infrastructure projects in planning, design and construction phases, Ruzenka has worked extensively across South Australia.  She has delivered community engagement programs for freight and road safety upgrades in regional areas across the state, as well as delivered high-profile engagement programs in the Adelaide CBD, including the City Tram Extension. Ruzenka has also delivered stakeholder engagement programs for planning studies for the Meyer Road Bridge Replacement and Hove and Ovingham Level Crossings.

Ruzenka holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Total Quality Management certification and is also affiliated with IAP2 Australasia.

Outside GTP, Ruzenka acts as an IAP2 Bushfire Disaster Recovery Engagement Consultant offering pro-bono engagement to the community in the areas of disaster response, disaster recovery and climate change education and awareness. Ruzenka is an art lover – both creating and appreciating it – and is passionate about film, reading and being a dog owner.