Since joining SMEC in 2018 as the National Manager, Urban Renewal, Kate has led the growth and diversification of SMEC’s Australian Urban Renewal business. Kate has more than 25 years of industry experience and has held several senior leadership roles. She was recently appointed as Director on the Board of Consult Australia.
Kate is excited to lead a diverse, talented team of over 250 specialists across the country. “We have an exceptional team of planners, urban designers, landscape architects, engineers, surveyors and technical specialists, who have helped to design and deliver some of the largest and most high-profile urban developments across Australia,” she said.
SMEC recently celebrated the official opening of the Mwami/Mchinji One Stop Border Post (OSBP), a vital part of the Nacala transport corridor servicing the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
SMEC, along with Surbana Jurong, has been engaged to carry out a masterplan study for the Lake Volta region. The project will deliver an integrated, long-term Regional Development Plan, exploring the economic potential of Lake Volta and surrounding areas while protecting its natural environment.
Located in the north-eastern part of the metropolis, the 2,659 ha La Mesa Watershed Reservation is a protected area that contains the last remaining rainforest of its size surrounding the La Mesa Dam and Reservoir, the primary source of potable drinking water for 12 million residents in Metro Manila. The area comprises a variety of ecosystems that is home to many indigenous and endemic species of flora and fauna.
SMEC Australia are pleased to announce that in association with our partner The APP Group, we have been appointed Independent Certifier for the Western Harbour Tunnel Package 2. This role builds on our extensive track record as a provider of Independent Certification services on major infrastructure projects and will facilitate improved transport connections and safety benefits for our community