Dr. Kourosh Kayvani

Managing Director, Design, Innovation and Eminence
Aurecon

Reporting to the Global CEO and a member of the Executive Committee, Kourosh heads up Design, Innovation and Eminence at Aurecon.

In this role, he provides leadership, deep insight and professional passion towards mobilising company-wide expertise to solve the critical and complex problems our clients face, and has a focus on company-wide innovation. In doing so, Kourosh gives the company’s technical experts a voice at the main table.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Kourosh has played key roles in the design and delivery of many innovative, complex and award-winning projects across the globe. His project portfolio includes Wembley Stadium in London; Sydney Olympics Hockey Stadium; Melbourne Star Observation Wheel; and Liberty Place and 5 Martin Place in Sydney, amongst many others.

Kourosh is:

A Fellow of Engineers Australia

Fellow of Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE)

A Laureate of the IABSE Prize awarded by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering for his contribution to design of long span structures world-wide

An Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney

A Visiting Professorial Fellow at University of New South Wales (NSW)

A Director of Australian Steel Institute

The President of Lightweight Structures Association of Australasia

Kourosh was named one of the Top 100 most influential engineers by Engineers Australia in 2009 and was recognised with the John Connell Gold Medal Award by the Engineers Australia – Structural College Awards in 2016.