Senior Principal, Environment
URS project opportunities have taken me around Australia and to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, China and Nepal."
- Has been at URS since 1997
- Works in Melbourne, Australia
- Has worked on the Victorian Governmentís Sugarloaf Pipeline Project
- Wanted to be a teacher when she grew up
My current role involves acting as technical lead for a range of environmental projects and providing local operational support to our office of 220 people. During my time with URS, Iíve had exposure to a range of interesting and challenging projects, been actively involved in business development and operations, and managed large multidisciplinary teams. Most recently, I spent three years in southeast asia, where I managed URSí Singapore office and led our regional environmental practice.
I am responsible for overall technical and project direction to ensure that URSí and the clientís needs are met.
My favorite aspect is supporting and interacting with multi-disciplinary professionals and delivering our clients with solutions to complex environmental problems.
I feel strongly about environmental protection and seek to be part of the solution.
I received my Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) at Deakin University and a Master of Environmental Engineering at the University of Melbourne, in Australia. I am currently completing a Master of Environmental Law at the Australian National University.
After spending the first years of my career working in the government sector, I was looking for a new role in an organization that would offer me a greater diversity of professional experience, a commitment to technical mentoring and strong career development opportunities. I found this role within URS.
Successfully managing URSí Singapore operations during the period 2007-08.
My biggest challenge continues to be to seek innovative solutions to complex environmental problems.
Those people whom Iíve been fortunate to work closely with during my time at URS continue to inspire me and have remained a strong attraction for me to stay.
To be increasingly recognized as a leading environmental professional.