Date and time

Tuesday, 20 July 2021
5:15pm to 7pm


8/540 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
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Roads Australia is proud to host its first of the Emerging Leaders Group Mentoring Session in Brisbane, for 2021, hosted by RA Fellows and industry leaders. 

The Group Mentoring session will be based on the theme "Embracing digital transformations" - Digital tools and techniques are changing what engineers do and how they do it. The Emerging Leaders will hear how they can keep up to date and make sure they are leveraging the latest tools. 

Please note: While our EL target audience is the under 35's and therefore anyone who falls within this age bracket is welcome to attend, it will have the most benefit for those who are just starting out in their careers (0-10 years experience). 

Places are limited so please register your interest early so you don't miss out.

Date:     Tuesday 20 July 2021

Time:     5.15pm - 7.00pm

Where:   AECOM, 8/540 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley


RA Members Free

RA non member $65 (inc GST)

Contact Rachael Rooney or Alex Smith RA Events for event booking queries

Please find our Event and Booking guide here.




 Colette Munro, Chief Digital Officer, AECOM

Colette Munro is the global Chief Digital Officer for AECOM.  In this role, Colette is leading a deliberate strategy to digitise the design and engineering consulting business as well as to leverage the new opportunities that digitising infrastructure brings.  She facilitates global collaboration and leads a team using a combination of agile and lean methodologies to develop, test and host digital solutions for clients and create new digitally-enabled career paths for AECOM team members.

Prior to joining AECOM, Colette led software architecture and development at Schneider Electric, where she worked across Australia, the US, Europe and South Africa. Colette started her career as an Electrical Engineer; designing, implementing and commissioning Electrical and Control Systems for large mining and infrastructure projects in Australia, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden and South Africa.


Jo Duncan, Associate Director, ANZ Digital Solutions, AECOM

Jo leads the growth of AECOM’s digital environmental solutions across Australia and New Zealand. She has 15 years’ experience in engineering, environmental and financial consulting. Her current focus is partnering with industry and government to develop digital solutions to the environmental regulatory approvals lifecycle.

Jo has previously held roles as an environmental and approvals manager for major infrastructure projects and uses this technical knowledge to creatively explore opportunities for digital innovation and efficiency on projects across Australia and New Zealand.



Stuart Cook, Transport Lead – QLD, BG&E

Stuart is a passionate leader with over 15 years’ experience in the field of Transport Engineering and is BG&E’s Transport Lead in Queensland. Stuart has been involved in the planning, design, documentation, and construction of a diverse range of civil engineering projects. Stuart is a Register Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and holds Chartered Status with Engineers Australia. In 2018 Stuart was awarded Young Professional Engineer of the Year by Engineers Australia and the Future Leader award by Consult Australia.



Yogish Achar, Principle Engineer, DTMR
Yogish is a civil engineer with more than 15 years' experience in transport infrastructure construction. Specifically, he provides high-level civil engineering expertise and leadership on high-value road projects and possesses a comprehensive understanding of the stakeholder engagement and management skills required to successfully deliver major projects.

Yogish is a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and holds a Chartered Status with Engineers Australia. Currently he is project managing a multifaceted, $230 million Townsville Ring Road (Stage 5), and now apart of our 2021 Roads Australia Fellowship Program.




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