William Cox

William Cox

William Cox is a member of the Champions of Change STEM Group.

William (Bill) Cox is Global Chief Executive Officer, leading Aurecon’s rapid growth and continuing diversification across Digital, Advisory and Asia.

Previously Aurecon’s Managing Director – Australia and New Zealand responsible for operations across ANZ, William has a proven track record in building a financially successful, high performance culture with strong client engagement.

William is a civil engineer with over 30 years’ experience in highway, rail and airport planning, and design and construction projects in Australia and the UK. He has been extensively involved in the design, documentation and construction supervision of major infrastructure projects, including the Sydney Cross City Tunnel Project, and the Sydney Rail Clearways program. In 2015, William was named one of Engineers Australia’s top 100 most influential engineers in Australia.

William is also Aurecon’s Pay Equity Ambassador for the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) and recently Aurecon’s representative for the Champions of Change Consult Australia Group. Under his leadership, Aurecon implemented female representation targets in Australia, presently aiming for 40 per cent by 2020.

William was also an Alliance leadership team member for the Sydney Harbour Bridge Infrastructure Upgrade Alliance. He was also a member of the Novo Rail Alliance leadership team which is delivering a substantial portfolio of infrastructure work across Sydney’s local rail network.

Updates from the STEM and Health Group

Champions of Change STEM and Health

William Cox is a Member of the Champions of Change STEM and Health Group which was established in 2016. The Group reflects the diversity of STEM and Health organisations representing our national scientific research and data institutions, universities, technology, and engineering enterprises, aged care, hospital and primary health care providers, medical device and pharmaceuticals producers as well as government and peak professional organisations.

The Champions of Change STEM and Health Group exists to achieve inclusive gender equality acting at organisation, sector and national levels disrupting the status quoin these traditionally gendered sectors to drive significant and sustainable change.