SPONSOR: Adam Newman, Associate Director -WSP Australia Pty Limited
Alexandra Staak has been working within the engineering consulting industry as a Structural Engineer since graduating from The University of Adelaide at the end of 2007 with a Bachelor of Civil & Structural Engineering degree and a Bachelor of Economics degree. Alex is currently employed by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a Senior Engineer in the Adelaide Building Structures team, working on commercial buildings locally and residential towers interstate. Alex has a wide range of design experience in materials such as structural steel, timber, masonry, reinforced and post tensioned concrete. Her experience extends through all stages of building projects, from concept and detailed design, through to construction. Alex actively promotes gender equality through her role as Diversity Council Representative for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s South Australian division, and her involvement in Engineers Australia’s Women in Engineering committee.