Nicole Hopley

Name: Nicole Hopley Position: Bore Hole Technician (Qualification: Fitter and Machinist) Company: Mancala and Founder of Beautiful Trades Guild   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? The ownership I get to have when undertaking repairs on machinery. Knowing that other tradesmen send faulty machinery to me, and…

Elizabeth Lancaster

Name: Elizabeth Lancaster Position: Vice President, Portfolio Management Company: Brookfield   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? I enjoy seeing how forethought and skilfully engineered solutions, whether it be deal origination or the vision for unlocking and reimagining a site, can position an asset so that it…

Alice Bright

Name: Alice Bright Position: Submissions Manager – North Western Program Alliance Company: John Holland Group   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? I enjoy the people I work with as well as the diversity the construction industry presents. Being at a company such as John Holland has allowed…

Michelle Hands

Name: Michelle Hands Position: Engineer Company: NJ Engineering   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? I love the fast-paced environment and all the challenges that it brings. Being able to solve problems in a team is wonderful.   Where do you see life in the next 5…

Sue Wairimu

Name: Sue Wairimu Position: Project Engineer Company: University of Nairobi, Maker Space   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? Turning Ideas to awesome projects that have an impact to people. The reason why I choose construction in the first place was because of the magic in the…

Kiki Makrogiannis

Name: Kiki Makrogiannis Position: Founder Company: KIKI Enterprises – MIC DROP MEDIA   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? My aim is to help construction, building and trade businesses across Australia with personalised branding, digital and marketing solutions! I’ve always had a strong passion about helping people…

Cecily McGuckin

Name: Cecily McGuckin Position: CEO / Managing Director Company: Queensland Steel & Sheet Pty Ltd   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? Being the only female CEO in my industry I have enjoyed being part of creating the diversity in a male dominated world. Women have such…

Emma Foster

Name: Emma Foster Company: SHAPE Australia & Women in Design and Construction (WIDAC) Position: (1)  Project Coordinator (2)  General Manager – NSW   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of Construction & Development? Construction, for me, is the perfect amalgamation of creativity, tangible problem solving, team coordination and people working together. After…

Michele Adair

Name: Michele Adair Company: The Housing Trust Position: Chief Executive Officer   Who inspired you to get where you are today? Like many women, I was first inspired by my mum who, among other things, served in the Air Force during WW2. My father died suddenly when he was only 46. We were very lucky…

Florence Drummond

Name: Florence Drummond Company: Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia Position: Co-Founder and Managing Director   Who inspired you to get where you are today? I have been blessed with so many resilient women in my lifetime. Being raised within a matriarchal culture, my amazing grandmothers, aunties and sisters have been influential in who…