Dr Bronwyn Evans has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of engineering peak body Engineers Australia.
Dr Evans is an experienced and respected CEO with a wealth of leadership, commercial and policy expertise gained in Australia and globally.
Her roles have included CEO of Standards Australia, senior executive roles at Cochlear and GE Healthcare, as well as non-executive board experience in the construction, medical technology and digital business sectors.
According to Trish White, National President and Board Chair of Engineers Australia: “Over the last few years, Engineers Australia has modernised its governance and operations to support the increasingly important role of the profession in Australia’s economic, social and sustainable future, with our advocacy and media engagement also at an all-time high.
“Our board looks forward to Dr Evans advancing this work, growing our organisation through provision of clear member value and furthering the influence of our profession in the ethos of community service embedded in our Royal Charter.
“An electrical engineer who has led successful corporations across manufacturing, construction, research and standards-setting, Dr Evans is well-placed to lead our organisation into its next chapter as the engineering profession transitions to take advantage of the technological disruptions and innovation of the future.”
Dr Evans says she is excited to take on the role, adding: “With the global megatrends shaping our future relying so significantly on engineering insight and leadership it is a fascinating and important time for the profession.
“I am looking forward to working closely with the Board, the staff and the broader membership to continue to grow and advance our organisation.”
She will take up her new role on 3rd October 2019.