Dr John Nutt AM

Dr John Nutt AM

Dr John Nutt is an engineer who has been involved with a dazzling array of innovative projects - the Sydney Opera House, Governor Phillip Tower Sydney, major Sydney 2000 Olympics facilities, Exhibition Halls for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Singapore; ports, harbours and marine works, and major road and bridge infrastructure projects throughout Australia and Asia.

He is a former Chairman and CEO of Ove Arup and Partners, Consulting Engineers, in Australasia, helping to found the practice in 1963, and overseeing its development for 25 years. He has been Global Chairman of The Arup Partnerships, the organisation for coordination and strategy planning of all Arup practices throughout the world, and a Director in London, New York, and Hong Kong. He retired in 1999.

He has received the highest awards and honours in the profession from the Institution of Engineers Australia - the Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal, its most prestigious award; the John Connell Gold Medal for Structural Engineering; and an Honorary Fellowship. The Universities of Sydney, UTS, and Macquarie, have awarded him Honorary Doctorates.

He was made an Honorary Governor of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Sydney, and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) in 1997, serving as its Vice President.

May 2012

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