NAWIC National Chair Kristine Scheul joined NAWIC in 2007 and became a member of the NSW/ACT Chapter before going on to help establish the ACT Chapter, of which, she served as President for over two years. She has a long history and background in Construction having been the Construction Partner at Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers for several years before moving to Brisbane and joining Thiess as the in-house project lawyer for both the Airport Link Project and the Victorian Desalination Project.
On her return to the ACT, Kristine re-joined the ACT Chapter as Sponsorship Chair until her election to the Board. At that time, she worked for the ACT Government Capital Metro agency and as the Project Lawyer on the light rail project, until accepting the role of Executive Branch Manager of Legal, Contracts and Procurement for Transport Canberra City Services.
Kristine is very passionate about the role of women in the construction industry and has both mentored and been mentored by some of the most talented and innovative women in the industry. Whilst on the Board she has been passionate about increasing NAWIC’s advocacy role in the industry as well as ensuring NAWIC remains the peak body representing women in construction.