Since joining SMEC in 2018 as the National Manager, Urban Renewal, Kate has led the growth and diversification of SMEC’s Australian Urban Renewal business. Kate has more than 25 years of industry experience and has held several senior leadership roles. She was recently appointed as Director on the Board of Consult Australia.
Kate is excited to lead a diverse, talented team of over 250 specialists across the country. “We have an exceptional team of planners, urban designers, landscape architects, engineers, surveyors and technical specialists, who have helped to design and deliver some of the largest and most high-profile urban developments across Australia,” she said.
The construction industry is a critical pillar of the Australian economy as the third largest industry. With investments in new and existing infrastructure projects in every state and territory, the Australian Government’s national rolling 10-year infrastructure investment pipeline will increase significantly boosting the sector.
Officially inaugurated by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo the Jabodebek light rail transit in Cawang LRT Station, South Jakarta comprises 18 stations, a depot and 43.3km of track across two lines.
SMEC South Africa’s Dr Michele Kruger (Functional General Manager, Water Infrastructure) has been awarded the prestigious President & CEO Award at the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) Global Infrastructure Conference held in Singapore.