Engineers Australia has appointed Jane MacMaster to the newly-created role of Chief Engineer.

CEO Bronwyn Evans says the Chief Engineer will lead Engineers Australia’s engagement and policy discussion with industry, government, academia and other key stakeholders.

“The Chief Engineer will play an important part in delivering the organisation’s strategic vision and we are thrilled to have secured someone of Jane’s calibre,” says Evans.

“She will help ensure that Engineers Australia is well-positioned to provide leadership for the profession in Australia in the crucial areas of infrastructure, energy, technology and climate change.”

MacMaster has a wealth of engineering experience gained in Australia and internationally, including senior systems and design engineer roles and postgraduate qualifications in International Relations.

She previously worked as a senior strategy advisor for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and was founder and director of Ponder Enterprises, where she used her engineering skillset to address complex societal challenges.

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