Kourosh Kayvani

 Kourosh KayvaniIAC Committee Member
Professor
Global Managing Director – Design, Innovation & Eminence, Aurecon

Professor Kourosh Kayvani is Global Managing Director – Design, Innovation & Eminence at Aurecon. In his 30 years in the industry, he has played key roles in the engineering of many innovative, complex structures across the globe, including Wembley Stadium in the UK, West Kowloon Terminus in Hong Kong and in Australia: ANSTO OPAL nuclear reactor, the Sydney Hockey Stadium, Brookfield Place, Civic Tower, 5 Martin Place, Liberty Place and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. He specialises in long-span structures, tall buildings, stadium structures, seismic design and forensic engineering. Kourosh is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a Laureate of the IABSE Prize awarded by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering for his work on long-span structures worldwide. He has also been listed in Engineers Australia’s Top 100 most influential engineers in 2009. Kourosh is a Visiting Professorial Fellow at UNSW, a Director of the Australian Steel Institute, and the President of the Lightweight Structures Association of Australasia.