Aurecon’s new Managing Director, Victoria & South Australia to continue forward momentum
"Conscientious, strategic planning has proved vital over the past 18 months. It’s important that we continue to keep challenging ourselves to find new ways to further improve," says Jennifer.
24 May 2021 – International engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has announced the appointment of Jennifer Smith as its new Managing Director, Victoria & South Australia.
Taking over the reins from Angus Leitch who has been appointed as Managing Director – Transportation and Clients & Markets, Australia, Jennifer will be responsible for the leadership and performance of the Victoria and South Australian business including health and safety, client engagement, staff engagement, project and financial performance.
Previously Aurecon’s Victoria & South Australia’s Transportation Leader, Jennifer’s appointment demonstrates Aurecon’s commitment to leadership development.
Louise Adams, Group Chief Operating Officer says, “Jennifer is a dynamic leader who has a practical understanding on how to bring multi-disciplinary teams together to ensure we are taking the best solutions to our clients. I couldn’t be more delighted for her to be moving into this next stage of her career.”
Continuing the forward momentum of Aurecon’s Victoria & South Australian business is important to Jennifer.
“Conscientious, strategic planning has proved vital over the past 18 months. It’s important that we continue to keep challenging ourselves to find new ways to further improve. Our way of working has changed, and we are embedding key learnings, leveraging and solidifying the innovations, creativity and digital aspects of the past year permanently into the new world of work,” she says.
“In particular, our development and leveraging of digital tools and technologies is really breaking new ground for us and I am excited about the possibilities this brings as we work with our clients to help them become more ready for the future,” Jennifer continued.