Engineers Australia has announced that its highly respected CEO Dr Bronwyn Evans AM will retire in April 2022, bringing to a close an outstanding career as a corporate leader.
Engineers Australia Chair Dr Nick Fleming said Dr Evans had lent her extensive experience and future-focussed and innovative vision to deliver outstanding outcomes for members and the broader engineering community. Dr Evans has led the organisation since 2019.
“Dr Evans will leave Engineers Australia in a position of great strength, after working closely with the board to set a bold, ambitious agenda for strategic transformation, and for personally leading investment in employee culture and experience,” said Dr Fleming.
Dr Evans’ many achievements at Engineers Australia include successful advocacy for the compulsory registration of engineers, promoting women in STEM, and climate change initiatives - including a new flagship conference - Climate Smart Engineering, headlined by Nobel laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore.
“While the board and her team will miss her enormously, we know Dr Evans will continue to be a part of the Engineers Australia community and a leading voice across all facets of the profession,” Dr Fleming said.