Jessica Qiu Elected as Deputy President of Engineers Australia, Sydney Division

Jessica Qiu is elected as Deputy President of Engineers Australia for its Sydney Division. Engineers Australia is the home for Australian engineering professionals renowned as leaders in shaping a sustainable world. Jessica, based in HKA’s Sydney office, will be providing leadership to the industry peak body and will represent the profession across all engineering disciplines for the Greater Sydney Area.

Alistair Mein, HKA’s Partner and Head of Oceania, said: “I would like to congratulate Jessica on this great industry appointment and we look forward to supporting her and Engineers Australia who contribute hugely to the engineering profession.”

Engineers Australia serves and represents around 100,000 professionals at every level, across all fields of practice. It is the trusted voice of the profession and provides its members with a foundation of history, governance and commitment.

“I am taking up this appointment at Engineers Australia due to the great respect and passion I’ve had for the organisation since becoming a member in 2002. Since then, I have worked collaboratively in various capacities within this excellent institution. Wherever I worked, whether it was as the Secretary of Australian Tunnelling Society, organiser and reviewer for the 2014 Australasia Tunnelling Conference, or within the Women in Engineering Group; we were all aware of the significant challenges ahead of us with how fast our industry is changing. I look forward to driving innovation, encouraging collaborative working, and embracing change.” said Jessica Qiu, Lead Consultant, HKA.

Jessica is an advisory professional that offers a unique set of skills in business development, management, technical and programme delivery of major infrastructure and development projects, and strategic business operations. She strives to drive positive changes to improve project delivery and business practices, often in high-pressure environments.

Jessica holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor in Environmental Engineering from the University of New South Wales, an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business and a Masters in Environmental Law from the University of Sydney.

"Wherever I worked, whether it was as the Secretary of Australian Tunnelling Society, organiser and reviewer for the 2014 Australasia Tunnelling Conference, or within the Women in Engineering Group; we were all aware of the significant challenges ahead of us with how fast our industry is changing. I look forward to driving innovation, encouraging collaborative working, and embracing change."
Jessica Qiu, Lead Consultant
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