Engineers Australia has announced that Dr. Bronwyn Evans will be the new Chief Executive Officer of the engineering peak body.
Dr. Evans is an experienced and respected CEO. She is expected to bring a wealth of leadership, commercial and policy expertise to the organisation.
Her career has spanned across corporate and not-for-profit roles in engineering in Australia and globally, previously Chief Executive Officer of Standards Australia.
She has also had senior executive roles at Cochlear Ltd and GE Healthcare, as well as non-executive board roles in the construction, medical technology and digital business sectors.
Dr. Evans said she was excited to take on the role. With global megatrends shaping the future, that rely so significantly on engineering insight and leadership she said it was 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,” said Dr. Evans.
Trish White, National President and Board Chair of Engineers Australia said over the last few years the organisation has modernised its governance and operations to support the increasingly important role of engineering in Australia’s economic, social and sustainable future.
“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,” Ms. White said.
“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.”