Veena Sahajwalla

HonFIEAust CPEng APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus)

Scientia Professor

University of New South Wales

Learning her trade in different locations all around the globe, Professor Veena Sahajwalla is the Director of the cutting edge Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre at UNSW Sydney. Veena’s approach to tackling some of the world’s biggest problems has not only focused on sustainability and the environment, but solutions that can provide social and economic benefits, too. A commercial mindset and strong collaboration with industry are hallmarks she has carried with her from project to project throughout her career.