February 03, 2020

New Director appointed to lead SMEC Urban business in Australia

Kate Drews has been promoted to lead SMEC’s Urban Communities business in Australia, following the retirement of former Market Director Michael Jones.

Kate Drews has been promoted to lead SMEC’s Urban Communities business in Australia, following the retirement of former Market Director Michael Jones.

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.

See media release for more information. Click here to read Kate’s thoughts on the urban renewal of brownfield sites in Australia.

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