In this podcast series, Season 2 shines a spotlight on the outstanding finalists and awardees from the Global Australian Awards 2022, who are making a substantial impact around the world. These inspiring GameChangers generously share the story of their international career journey with us, the highlights and challenges, and what motivates them in their work. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe.
Season 1 of the #BornGlobal GameChanger podcast series celebrates the GameChangers from our 2021 Awards, who are also incredibly inspiring individuals! We hope you enjoy listening to the stories of these remarkable global Australians.
In this episode, you will meet Tanya De Hoog, Inspiring Corporate Leader GameChanger in the Global Australian Awards 2022.
Tanya de Hoog is a world-leading structural engineer placing impact at the centre of structural engineering. As a Principal at structural engineering and design firm Thornton Tomasetti, Ms De Hoog has built a global platform for driving social and environmental innovation across the industry. After almost fifteen years establishing, growing and leading the firm’s London, Farrington office, in 2019 she moved to New York to launch the firm’s pioneering social impact initiative, Doing Good Business. The initiative leverages the company’s expertise and innovative approaches to deliver positive change to communities across the globe. Through this role, Ms De Hoog has developed and implemented strategies that use design to elevate communities in areas such as housing, education, healthcare, arts, and culture.
In this interview, hear Ms De Hoog’s passion for putting people and the planet at the centre of built environment and engineering projects. Ms De Hoog shares her determination to leave a legacy in the industry, putting the focus beyond the safety and beauty of the building and towards the impact on the people who live in and around it.