Principal, Strategy Design & Transformation, Aurecon, Australia
Communications as a Catalyst for Climate
Playing at the intercept of strategy, systems & sustainability; Suneiah Cullen works for international professional services firm Aurecon. With over 6,500 people across the Asia Pacific, Aurecon is a design, engineering and advisory consultancy whose purpose is bringing ideas to life, to imagine and co-create with clients, for a better future for both people and planet. Involved heavily in Aurecon’s own transformation over the years, Suneiah now brings this energy, expertise and enthusiasm to our group wide sustainability and climate change business and national energy strategy. Suneiah draws on her diverse experience across media, stakeholder engagement, client strategy, public private partnerships, strategy design, and large-scale transformation; often sense making seemingly unrelated concepts, to achieve awareness, alignment and action. Described by clients and colleagues as a serial strategist, integrative thinker, and contextual communicator – Suneiah’s ability to think differently is invaluable. Climate change is a converging crisis, where the systems are complex, and people complicated – so winning over hearts is critical to leading, aligning and accelerating change.