Dr Anne Kovachevich
Associate and Australasia Lead
- Engineering, physics, sustainable building design
- Coordination and delivery of Arup's foresight activities across Australasia
- Sustainable design, educational facilities, mobility, smart cities, rethinking design
Anne is an Associate in Arup’s global Foresight + Research + Innovation team. She leads Foresight + Innovation for the Australasia region. Anne is responsible for co-ordination of Foresight activities in the region and connecting with the global team. Anne has a technical engineering background with a PhD in Hypersonics and is an experienced sustainable building’s design engineer as well as completing executive training in futures thinking and strategy development.
Anne has developed and facilitated many workshops and helps clients to understand the disruptions that are inevitably occurring and helps to empower them to make the most of the opportunities that arise.
Anne recently developed a set of Cities Alive cards focused on Brisbane City (Brisbane Alive) as part of the World Science Festival Brisbane. The cards were developed through an iterative workshop process and used at the Transforming Transit workshop which developed prototype ideas for improving urban mobility in Brisbane.
Anne is currently working on a variety of projects including Future Libraries (part 2) and Future of Schools and running a masters course in Strategic Foresight for the University of New South Wales.