Alumna Anne Hellstedt is EA’s Victorian Professional Engineer of the Year

Dr Anne Hellstedt

Dr Anne Hellstedt, Melbourne School of Engineering alumna and member of the Mechanical Engineering Industry Advisory Group, has been named as Engineers Australia’s Victorian Professional Engineer of the Year for 2012.

Dr Hellstedt is currently Australian and New Zealand Practice Leader for Applied Research and Sustainability in AECOM’s Building Engineering business line. She completed her BE (Mech)(Hons) in 1992 and her PhD in 2003 at The Melbourne School of Engineering. Anne is a leading expert in sustainability, specialising in the built environment.

Prior to joining AECOM, Dr Hellstedt worked for Lend Lease providing sustainability leadership to the Victoria/South Australia/Tasmania regional property business. She worked on ANZ Centre and The Gauge, Lend Lease’s Melbourne headquarters — both award winning projects. In 2004, Anne established the Building Science Group at Meinhardt in Melbourne.

The Melbourne School of Engineering congratulates Dr Hellstedt on this significant award.

Congratulations also to Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus Richard Salter, who was named Engineers Australia’s Victorian Young Professional Engineer of the year.

Read more about Richard’s award on the Engineers Australia website.