The University of Auckland
BEng (Hons) - Graduate May 2016, Mechanical Engineering
Kate Boylan is a sustainability engineer at environmental engineering consultancy, Tonkin + Taylor. She is a member of the social engineering Advisory team and has the privilege of working on a variety of projects across the Sustainability and Resilience spectrum. Kate’s passion for sustainability saw her leave behind her career as a mechanical engineer and take a leap into a career that aligned more closely with her personal values.
Now working full-time in sustainability, Kate dedicates a lot of her spare time to spreading the environmental message as widely as possible. She initiated and now chairs T+T’s green team (the Kākāriki Team) that’s purpose is to engage and encourage colleagues to be more conscious of their impact on the environment. Kate also sits on the Board of ‘The Now Crowd’ – a young professionals network for ‘intrepreneurs’ who are passionate about sustainability and driving positive change within their organisations, powered by SBN. Kate is the editor of social media channels, KiwiGalSaysReduce, aimed at educating family, friends and followers about how to lead a sustainable lifestyle.