Director of Operations Water, Environmental & Spatial at Jacobs
BE Civil (Hons)
CPEng NER APEC Eng IntPE(Aus
Fellow Roads Australia
Yasnna is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over 20 years of experience across the Water and Transport sectors.
In her current role as Director of Operations Water, Environment and Spatial at Jacobs, she is responsible for a team of 200 staff working across the full project life cycle from business case development, environmental planning/approvals and design, to construction and operations. As part of her role she is responsible for the commercial performance, day to day management and strategic growth of the Water & Environment business in NSW.
Yasnna also holds a number of executive project governance roles and is a member of several Joint Venture Steering Committees for large infrastructure projects including Westconnex 3B IC. With experience in both project delivery and operational leadership roles, she has worked on many large multi-disciplinary projects across a variety of delivery models including Design & Construct and Alliances. She is able to draw on her international experience across the UK and Australia to work with clients to bring value to projects and positive outcomes.
She is an advocate for greater gender participation in STEM related careers and sits on the mentoring panel for Engineers Australia’s Women in Engineering Mentoring program and the Roads Australia Young Professionals mentoring program.
Her contribution to the industry has been recognised through two recent appointments as a Fellow of Engineers Australia and Fellow of Roads Australia.