Built to Last speaker profile: Darryl-Lee Wendelborn


Built to Last’s Wellbeing stream features Darry-Lee Wendelborn, Managing Director of Beca New Zealand. 

Darryl-Lee is a vibrant and collaborative leader who embodies the changing face of the New Zealand engineering industry. She’s spoken on the representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) at the United Nations in New York, established a programme to promote an increase in Māori and Pasifika representation in engineering, and is a board member of the Safe Roads Alliance dedicated to making 3,300 km of high-risk roads safer. She’s engaged in many other initiatives advocating for the greater involvement of women in STEM and has actively championed Beca’s support of Engineers Without Borders NZ.  

Darryl-Lee’s Built to Last presentation will focus on how the construction industry is in an exciting time of disruption and change. She will examine some of the challenges and barriers we face, and will talk about how we can work together at a national, industry, and personal level to create thriving and sustainable communities that support our collective wellbeing and ultimately enhance people’s lives. 

Read more about Darryl-Lee Wendelborn and view the full Built to Last Programme

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