Arup people appointed to property industry roles

Jennifer Shand Jennifer Shand Australasia Press Office,Sydney
22 December 2020

Fourteen Arup people will contribute to the future direction of the property industry, including policy development and wider advocacy,  through the Property Council of Australia in 2021.

With significant disruption caused by covid-19 and the recession, the industry will face ongoing challenges as well as opportunities to look anew at issues such as liveability and sustainability. 

The 14 people have been selected to serve on a range of committees, both national and state, recognising their professional expertise and personal commitment to the industry’s future.

They will be members of committees covering significant commercial sectors such as cities, commercial offices, residential, industrial lands and education as well as industry-wide areas including infrastructure, future directions and innovations, sustainability and diversity and inclusion. 


Joanne Carmichael, NSW/ACT Advisory Leader – Cities Roundtable


Alastair Cossart, Senior Structural Engineer – Future Directions Committee


Ryan Andriessen, Principal – Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Cameron Dymond, Australasia Commercial Property Leader – Commercial Office Committee

Alex Rosenthal, Associate – Sustainability Committee

Caroline Squires, City Economics Lead – Residential Committee


Luke Bertini, Advisory Services Leader – Infrastructure Committee


Jessica Hogg, Senior Sustainability Engineer – Sustainable Development Committee

Claire Mason, Senior Structural Engineer – Future Directions Committee

Finola Reid, Australasia Education Business Leader – Education Committee

Kriston Symons, Group Leader Buildings Vic/SA – Commercial Office Committee

Bree Trevena, Research Leader Foresight + Innovation – Future Trends and Innovations Committee

Western Australia

Felicity Komorowski, Marketing Manager WA – Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Danya Mullins, Associate Principal, Planning – Industrial lands and Infrastructure Committee.

As engineers and designers, Arup has been responsible for a number of award-winning building projects. At the 2020 Innovation and Excellence Awards, its projects won in a diverse range of categories – best public building, office, workplace, sustainability and heritage. 

According to the PCA, the property industry is Australia’s biggest employer and generates 13% of national GDP, making it the country’s largest industry.