Emma Lowe wins prestigious Engineering New Zealand’s 2022 President Award

Emma Lowe wins Silver Medal at Engineering New Zealand's 2022 President's Award.

Beca is proud to announce that Civil Engineer Emma Lowe has been awarded the Fulton-Downer Silver Medal for Emerging Professional, at Engineering New Zealand’s (ENZ) 2022 President’s Awards on 16 February.

It’s a great honour to be recognised for my contribution to the engineering community and Engineering New Zealand,” says Emma. “I have thoroughly enjoyed the leadership opportunities and the networks I have developed so far in my career.”

As Engineering New Zealand’s Young Engineers Chair for Auckland, Emma was recognised for her commitment to ENZ and the engineering profession more broadly. Emma is a strong and driven leader and has supported the committee to deliver on a diverse range of events, including a wellbeing webinar during the most recent lockdowns in Auckland.

“I am passionate about giving back to the community and having a positive impact on others”.

At Beca, Emma works across a range of projects and has been leading particularly in the Sustainability and Project space. Most recently, she’s worked as the Sustainability Lead for Transport and Infrastructure, leading our teams to design and deliver sustainable projects across Beca.

Some of her notable projects include the Tāmaki Drive Northern Footpath project with Auckland Transport and May Road Development with May 1 Limited. She’s also worked as the Civil Design Lead for AUT’s A1 Building with Auckland University of Technology, Northern Footpath Land Portion with Waka Kotahi, Waikato R2R with Watercare and many others.

“I am excited about the future opportunities for my career and to continue my commitment to the engineering profession.”

Emma is also part of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) ‘future leaders’ working group for Climate Change and has been a committed supporter of Engineering New Zealand’s work to launch its Engineering Climate Action programme.