Kiri is a consultant and thought leader in the arena of project strategy, procurement and risk, a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne law school lecturing in the master’s course “Major Projects – the Legal Interfaces” and is actively involved in industry, including the Queensland Law Society Ethics Committee and the FIDIC Contracts Committee.
Prior to establishing her own consultancy firm, Kiri spent more than 20 years as a practising construction lawyer, initially in private practice followed by 15 years as the Regional General Counsel for Arup, a large international professional consulting company. During this time she was involved in numerous large projects including the Airport Link, Gold Coast Light Rail and Marina Bay Sands projects, and was the region’s ethics champion and a member of Arup’s global ethics committee. From 2015 to 2019 she was included in Doyle’s leading in-house construction lawyers in Australia.
Kiri was on the board for Consult Australia, the industry body for consultants in the built environment, for 6 years and President from 2017 to 2019.