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Professor Kerry London
Kerry has recently joined Western Sydney University as the Professor of Built Environment and Urban Transformation and Deputy Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, a very large School experiencing high growth in the construction management and engineering undergraduate programs.
Prior to this Kerry held the position of Dean of Research and Innovation in the Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia, where there are more than 200 academics and 285 HDR students; where she led the research portfolio through a change management process to improve performance.
Kerry was previously a Professor of Construction Management at RMIT University, Melbourne where she held various positions including Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching and was responsible for the teaching portfolio across the College with over 22,000 enrolled students. She is an experienced academic leader and has also worked at Deakin University, University of Newcastle and UNITEC in New Zealand.
Monika has over 15 years’ experience in the energy and chemical manufacturing sectors and has held senior quality control and audit positions at Pfizer and Wesfarmers Chemical, Energy and Fertilisers.
Monika ensures business improvement and operational excellence in projects are achieved by aptly applying Business Process Management (BPM), Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing business practices. Her strategic understanding of operating environments ensure customer expectations are met.
Monika is currently a Director of the Lean Construction Institute – Australasia Ltd (LCIA) and her expertise is focused towards delivering an efficient and effective compliance structure for the LCIA. She has previously been a Committee Member for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME WA)
Monika is currently completing a Master of Business Administration (Oil and Gas) at Curtin University Graduate School of Business and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) at the University of South Australia International Business School
Ken is a mechanical engineer who cut his teeth on oil, gas and coal infrastructure projects having spent 17 years with CIMIC group in a variety of roles around Australia and Asia.
Currently Ken leads the Methods, Lean & Innovation team at EIC Activities, a group of continuous improvement and innovation specialists whom assist the CIMIC group to continuously transform and adapt. Ken is currently supporting the group wide CIMIC Innovation Program aimed at enabling proactive ideation across the group as well as the ongoing education and mentorship of Lean and Six Sigma principals across all group operating companies.
Ken has a keen interest in establishing and maintaining key external relationships with innovative bodies such as Start-up’s universities, accelerators and commercial innovators.
Christina is a Managing Partner at the Lean Construction Advisory Group (LCAG) and has over seventeen years experience as a consultant in the field of organisational development, collaborative contracting and Lean as a successful advisor, coach and facilitator.
She started her career and lean journey at Bosch Mobility Solutions in Germany and has since then worked across a diverse range of industries including engineering, construction, mining, manufacturing, utilities, building, science and technologies as well as community services. During this time she has assisted over 100 different project teams and organisations, within the private and public sectors to build the strength and effectiveness of their people.
Her extensive background and qualification allow her to design, implement and evaluate strategies to support individuals, teams and organisations in their endeavour to meet and exceed their goals.
Since 2016 Christina has also been the Chair of the Queensland Chapter of the Lean Construction Institute Australasia (LCIA).
Claudelle Taylor began her career in construction in John Holland, having completed her Master of Arts from the University of New South Wales. At John Holland she managed the development, implementation and management of online collaboration systems, paying particular attention to their use for information and process management on construction projects.
From John Holland Claudelle moved to Nexus Point Solutions (a Leighton Holding’s company) to develop and manage an online project collaboration application, Incite, at an industry level.
Claudelle now is Enterprise Solutions Manager at CIMIC Group Limited and she drives best practice use of engineering and operations applications throughout the Group’s 9 operating businesses. Her research interests focus on Collaboration Platforms which will allow multiple parties to work with emerging technologies such as Building Information Models (BIM).
Her most recent work on this topic has been published in the Handbook of Research on Building Information Modeling and Construction Informatics: Concepts and Technologies. Claudelle is currently a Director of the LCIA and has completed a Masters of Engineering in Project Management at UNSW.
Médy Hassan is the founder and Managing Director of investment and property group Haus Holdings, co-founder and Director of private equity group Vitae Capital and Vice Chairman of The Australian Performing Arts Conservatory (APAC). Médy is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University and the University of Canberra, a Fellow of the Royal Society (NSW), an Industry Fellow of the University of Queensland and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building.
With more than 25 years’ industry experience covering over $3.5B of investments and projects, Médy specialises in business strategy, capital raising for properties, investments and ventures, innovative acquisition and delivery models, and the development of major residential, commercial and special purpose projects in both Australia and overseas. He has worked with all three tiers of Australian government, major national institutions and private sector investors.
Médy has built a reputation as an industry leader able to deliver real-world outcomes with global reach. Committed to giving back to industry and the community, Médy contributes to national industry bodies at an executive level and is a member of government business enterprise (GBE), private sector and academic/industry research boards including InvestLogan, the Queensland Brain Institute (UQ) and the Australian Performing Arts Conservatory. Through this contribution and the funding of a Tertiary Level ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Scholarship, Médy guides emerging talent to support and lead the industry’s evolution.
Vicki is pleased to have joined LCIA as Executive Officer in January 2019. Vicki has in excess of twenty-five years experience in business administration, operations management and customer/member services in small business, Government, Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise sectors.
Previously, Vicki cut her teeth in Veterinary Practice administration and management before moving into wool growing, equestrian sport horse breeding and training and then into the window insulation industry.
Vicki developed her Window Insulation Company from a one-man operation into the industry leader in Queensland with practical applications of continuous quality improvement, sound operating procedures and exemplary customer service strategy. She held the positions of Company Director, Company Secretary, Administration and Operations Manager for 15 years.
She was able to carry these diverse experiences forward into her role with the Queensland Government’s Business Resource Centre where she led the development of various business support tool and resources, along with a team of business planning and market research advisors.
Vicki also held senior positions of Registrar on the State Committee for eight years and Federal Board Member and Company Secretary for six years with the Australian Warmblood Horse Association Ltd.
Vicki holds a Bachelor of Business (Administration, Marketing, HRM) from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Equine Management) from RMIT/VCAH Glenormiston.