Encouragement is vital for women working in the engineering and consulting sector says Ida Dowling

When Ida Dowling was elected President of ACE New Zealand, she became the first woman to hold the position. We caught up with her to find out what makes her tick and get her thoughts on being a woman in the engineering and consulting industry.   Continue reading

Flexi-time makes staff more engaged, more motivated and have ownership of their role at Harrison Grierson - with Glen Cornelius

Staff at engineering and design consultancy Harrison Grierson are encouraged to negotiate their working arrangements with management. We caught up with Managing Director Glen Cornelius to see how the system works and the benefits for employees and the company. Continue reading

Who is the ACE New Zealand Board?

Our Board provides governance for ACE New Zealand as well as monitoring our performance. They also set our strategic direction, and importantly, protect the integrity of the organisation by ensuring that robust systems are in place. Continue reading

We're proposing changes to the way we appoint our board - here's why

Based on member feedback, ACE New Zealand has been placing a strong focus on ensuring greater transparency around the nomination and election process for our Board.  Continue reading

Director at 28 years old after showing an interest in the business of engineering – with Marlo Bromley

Marlo Bromley became the director of DTCE Structural Engineering at the age of 28 after showing an interest in the business side of engineering.   Continue reading

The effect of COVID-19 on HEB Construction with CEO Derrick Adams

Derrick Adams became the CEO of HEB Construction in 2007. We got his take on how COVID-19 has affected the construction industry and how things are likely to change as the country fights back from the economic effects of lockdown. Continue reading

3D Visualisation helps communities, clients and the consultant with Callum Smith

Callum Smith is a Geospatial and Digital Delivery Consultant with Aurecon. We caught up with him to look at his work in the digital and geospatial area, and how he came to establish the New Zealand professional networking group and support platform LGBTI+ in STEM in 2018. Continue reading

Design our cities for all with Emma McInnes

Emma McInnes is an Urban Designer at Resilio Studio and co-founder of Women in Urbanism Aotearoa. We spoke to her about what we can do to improve the design of our streets and the work of the Women in Urbanism Aotearoa movement.  Continue reading

Professional Indemnity Insurance - Market Challenges

We've worked with CEAS to develop a report on the professional indemnity (PI) insurance market, the challenges ahead and the things we must urgently address to ensure that PI insurance remains available at an affordable premium. Continue reading

Looking after your mental health as we return to work after the COVID-19 lockdown

COVID-19 is having a significant impact on how we interact with others and how we go about our lives and work. A combination of stress and uncertainty can have a significant and wide-reaching impact on mental wellbeing. Continue reading