Accreditation 101

Start time: 1:00pm AEDT. What is the accreditation process? How can I be involved?
Accreditation 101


Join this session to learn the ins and outs of the accreditation process and its importance to the engineering profession. This webinar will provide information and expectations on the role of a Discipline Expert.



Bernadette Foley

General Manager, Professional Standards, Engineers Australia


Mark Bush

Chair Accreditation Board, Engineers Australia

Emeritus Professor Mark Bush graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Queensland and then a PhD from the University of Sydney. In 1984 he took up the post of Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Australia and was subsequently promoted to Professor. He served as Head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia (Hon FIEAust), and has participated in EA in a range of capacities, including President of the WA Division, elected member of the National Congress and Chair of Engineering Heritage WA. He has been a member of the Accreditation Board for 11 years, and as Chair for the last three years. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE).


Jane MacMaster

Chief Engineer, Engineers Australia

Jane MacMaster has worked as an aerospace, mechanical and systems design engineer in Australia and internationally, focusing primarily on supersonic flight vehicle design, operations research and rapid prototyping in the Defence and cyber security sectors.
She has previously worked as a senior advisor within the strategy unit of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Prior to becoming Chief Engineer at Engineers Australia, she developed a generalised approach for complex problem solving which she taught across all faculties at universities, and to staff from Commonwealth, and State and Territory government departments. She is a director on the Board of the Australian Council of Professions.


Event Date Time
02 / 02 / 2022 01:00 pm–02:00 pm
Registration Closes
02 / 02 / 2022 01:00 pm
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
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