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Guy Templeton and Dr David Cruickshanks-Boyd named two of Australia’s top engineers

Asia-Pacific President and Chief Executive Officer Guy Templeton and National Director Sustainability Dr David Cruickshanks-Boyd have been included in Engineers Australia’s listing of the country’s most influential engineers.


Mr Templeton oversees the operations of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the Asia-Pacific region.

In response to his inclusion, Mr Templeton said:

‘I am delighted to be again included in Australia’s Top 100 engineers.

‘It has been a watershed year for the company as we have successfully combined two organisations with outstanding technical expertise and with two stellar brands. It has been a privilege to lead our highly-talented team through this process.

‘Recent landmark wins for us include the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade as a part of the Pacific Complete consortium in New South Wales, along with our reappointment for another three years as a member of the Logan Water Alliance in Queensland.

‘We are facing the future with a degree of confidence through providing world-class capabilities across planning, design and project management.’

Dr Cruickshank Boyd’s inclusion in the Top 100 listing recognises him in his current role as National President, Engineers Australia, where recent achievements include a successful campaign to reform governance practices in the organisation that secured membership endorsement of over 80 per cent


Guy Templeton: Bio

Mr Templeton is an electrical engineer with over 30 years’ experience across engineering, consulting and senior management. He holds an MBA from the University of Technology in Sydney, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales and has completed INSEAD’s Advanced Management Program. He is a member of the Business Council of Australia, a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and of Engineers Australia, and regularly contributes to the activities of several universities in Sydney.

Dr David Cruickshanks-Boyd: Bio

Dr Cruickshanks-Boyd is currently the 2015 National President of Engineers Australia and the National Director for Sustainability for WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff.  David is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic client relationships, and for the company’s national corporate sustainability program. David was formerly deputy chair of the SA Environment Protection Authority; and chaired the Steering Committee for the 2003 State of the Environment Report.


Engineers Australia 2015 Top 100 Most Influential Engineers


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