Fellow Andrew

ViaStrada Director Andrew Macbeth was awarded Fellow by IPENZ on 22 Mar 07.

The official citation reads:

Andrew Macbeth is elected a Fellow of IPENZ for his contribution to the advancement of engineering practice, specifically recognising his contribution to improving the sustainability of transportation. He was a member of the 2003 IPENZ Presidential taskforce on sustainability and provided the sustainable transportation component of the taskforce’s report. He has played a lead role in developing New Zealand’s traffic engineering design standards for cyclists, preparing walking and cycling strategies, publishing and presenting conference papers on sustainable transport and in developing a national road classification system. He has made a major contribution to the Transportation Group of IPENZ through service in both local and national roles.

Congratulations from the rest of the team. Well done, Andrew!

Andrew (left) and former MWH colleague Marten Oppenhuis being congratulated on their new awards by MWH director and long-time Fellow Jim Bradley at the IPENZ awards ceremony in Auckland, March 2007.