2019

ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP AWARD

Sponsored by Callaghan Innovation

WINNER

Darryl-Lee Wendelborn
Beca

Darryl-Lee is a vibrant and collaborative leader who embodies the changing face of the New Zealand engineering industry. She’s spoken on the representation of women in STEM at the United Nations in New York, established a programme to promote an increase in Māori and Pasifika representation in engineering, and is a board member of the Safe Roads Alliance dedicated to making 3,300 km of high-risk roads safer. She’s engaged in many other initiatives advocating for the greater involvement of women in STEM and has actively championed Beca’s support of Engineers Without Borders NZ.

On top of that, Darryl-Lee is a highly credible technical leader who’s been involved in many of New Zealand’s most significant infrastructure projects, from the assessment of initial options for the Waterview Connection to the business case for the Waitematā Harbour Crossing.

Darryl-Lee is a values-driven leader whose collaborative approach has been critical to Beca’s successful transformation from a regionally-focused to global organisation.

Our judges described Darryl-Lee as an exceptional and influential leader.

FINALISTS


Simonne Eldridge – Tonkin + Taylor


Jamie France – Rocket Lab


Troy Brockbank – WSP

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KEY DATES

 

Entries open

3 Dec – 11 Mar 2021

Finalists announced

May 2021

The ENVIs

1 July 2021

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