Celeste is a chartered senior process engineer in our water sector. She thrives on projects that contribute to a sustainable water future, such as recycling water, creating energy from waste, and optimising treatment processes.
As the process design and commissioning engineer for Melbourne Water’s Yan Yean Water Treatment Plant upgrade, Celeste is responsible for the concept and detailed design of the chemical dosing systems and is leading the development of the piping and instrumentation diagrams for construction. She enjoys this project as it ensures a local drinking water source for residents and reduces desalinated water usage.
Celeste is also the global lead for our Developing Professionals Group (DPG) and is responsible for leading initiatives that connect our developing professionals with opportunities to network and engage with our senior leaders, colleagues, industry partners, and communities. She’s a finalist for the AWA Young Water Professional of the Year 2020 and the Engineers Australia Young Professional Engineer of the Year Award 2021. Celeste isn’t afraid to speak up or challenge the status quo and demonstrates immense drive, leadership, and a clear desire to improve the industry and community.