Jane MacMaster FTSE
National engineering influencer
Over her 30-year career, Jane has helped to advance Australia’s engineering capability on complex technological engineering projects, has influenced policies and ways of working, has raised the profile of the engineering profession and has represented the engineering perspective in conversations of national importance.
A thought leader, Jane has evolved professional standards for the engineering profession to ensure they are future-focused and relevant in a dynamic landscape, led international engagement to ensure international and Australian standards for engineers align, worked with regulators across the country to secure greater national consistency in regulation of the engineering profession, contributed to building sector reform, and has led research that has revealed critical insights into what needs to be done to strengthen the engineering workforce in Australia.
As Engineering Australia’s first Chief Engineer, Jane has built a significant public profile and leveraged this to bring about change. She is known for her engaging public speaking, deep understanding of complex issues, and expert facilitation of conversations with government and industry alike.
Jane is passionate about engineering and the potential for the profession to shape a more sustainable, equitable and positive future.