100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Samantha Kuiper, Head of Design - Watpac Construction

SPONSOR: Nick Saclley, General Manager Construction -Watpac Construction Pty Ltd

Samantha Kuiper

With a passion for property, design and construction and a systematic approach to her work, Design Management has been a successful career path for Samantha since obtaining a Bachelor of Architecture (1996). Working in the UK for a leading contractor for 5years, then returning to Australia and joining Watpac Construction in 2006, Samantha held various positions that provide a strong foundation for her current role as ‘Head of Design’. Exposure to work-winning and delivery underpins Samantha’s technical expertise and industry appreciation, while a spectrum of projects up to $1billion augments her portfolio. Samantha has supportive networks of industry relationships and aspires to keep across change. As Head of Design, Samantha mentors, guides and manages her teams - encouraging strategic thinking, innovation and supporting others to achieve their goals.