Veteran Employee of the Year

While she is humble about her achievements, Kathryn recognises the importance of sharing her knowledge with the younger generation. She is currently industry sponsor for several PHD students, and mentors two BDA colleagues as part of the company’s Emerging Leaders’ and Mentoring Programs, and she has formally mentored a number of young men and women during their formative years in the industry.

Kathryn Burr is an accomplished and highly regarded engineering expert who has demonstrated her natural leadership skills and outstanding engineering ability in a variety of government and non-government roles. Kathryn was the first female appointed as a Chief Engineer in Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), a significant milestone for Kathryn and the BDA team. She was also the recipient of the Women in Industry, Excellence in Engineering Award in 2016.

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