Dr. Marlene Kanga is President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), the peak body for engineering institutions internationally representing some 100 engineering institutions and approximately 30 million engineers. WFEO is co-host of the Global Engineering Conference (GEC2018) and is committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals through engineering.
Marlene is a chemical engineer and was National President of Engineers Australia in 2013. She is a board member of Sydney Water Corporation, AirServices Australia other boards involving innovation. She is a director of iOmniscient Pty. Ltd. which has developed artificial intelligence video technologies.
Dr. Kanga is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK), a Fellow of the Academy of Technology Science and Engineering (Australia), a Foreign Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology. She has been listed among the Top 100 Women of Influence and the Top 100 Engineers in Australia and is a Member of the Order of Australia as recognition of her leadership of the engineering profession.