ACA 2019 Award Judges

The Australian Construction Awards are judged by a leading panel of industry experts form across the architecture, design and construction industry. Below you will find details of the judges who have agreed to take part in the judging panel this year. Additional judges are to be added shortly.

The award categories are divided equally between the judges. The judges are only voting on categories where they feel they have a strong background and they are not allowed to vote on any categories where there could be any conflict of interest. Judges feedback for the winners and the runners up will be released at the awards ceremony.

Applicants are NOT allowed to contact judges directly to discuss their awards nomination. If the judges require clarification on any points then they will contact the organiser who will then liaise between the two parties.

Below you will find details of the judges who have agreed to take part in the judging panel in 2019. 2020 judges are to be added shortly.

12 Awards Judged by Australia’s Most Credible Construction Experts

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Stephen Grubitis & Associates

Christina Knorr, Senior Fire Safety Engineer

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Design Futures Council

Alexia Lidas, Managing Director

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Bad Monkeys

Adam Sheather, Co Founder

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The Footprint Company

Dr. Caroline Noller, Founder & CSO

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Blue IoT

Bob Sharon, Founder & Chief Innovator

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Holger de Groot, National Director of BIM

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Greenland Australia

Keith Mak, Design Manager

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Hannah Morton, Associate

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Kevin Peddie, Associate and Regional Manager

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DesignInc Sydney

Sandeep Amin, Managing Director

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Diversity Australia

Steven Asnicar, CEO

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Rodd Perry, Principal

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Icon Co

Emily Mudge, Health, Government & Institution Sector Management

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Paul Kouppas, Team Lead

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edge environment

Max Van Biene, Principal Consultant and Head of Project Delivery

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watpac limited

Kate Hannaford, Head of Business Strategy

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Dhanjeet Shah, National BIM manager

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Icon Co

David Alessi, Business Development Manager

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Digital NoDE

Rebecca De Cicco, Director

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Global GreenTag

Brett Hazlett, Global Certification Strategist

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certified energy

Jamie Bonnefin, Founding Director

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Dr Sebastian Haan, Director and Lead Data Scientist


Charlie Pidcock Pty Ltd

Charlie Pidcock, Director


Jo Gillies, Director

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BluKube Architecture

Kylie Mills, Architect

Scentre Group Design

Elise Challenor, Interior Designer

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Andrea Kraal, Project Engineer Manager

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Green Roofs Australasia

Matthew Dillon, President