Tanya de Hoog FIStructE - President's inaugural address 2024

Author: Tanya de Hoog

Date published

18 January 2024

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Free

Tanya de Hoog FIStructE - President's inaugural address 2024

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Tanya de Hoog

Date published

18 January 2024

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Tanya de Hoog

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Tanya de Hoog's presidential inaugural address focused on engineering with purpose and the importance of aligning our values for global impact.

Tanya de Hoog gave her first talk as the 103rd President of the Institution of Structural Engineers on 18 January 2024 at the Institution's international headquarters.

Her address celebrated the vital role of structural engineers in driving climate action, upholding public safety, and positively impacting people. Tanya also shared insights from her journey, highlighting how the intersection of personal values with professional expertise and passion for engineering has enhanced her work. 

Advocating for collaboration, Tanya’s address called for collective, aligned and impactful actions.
 

President's inaugural address: Tanya de Hoog FIStructE Engineering with purposes: aligning our values for global impact

Tanya de Hoog FIStructE

Tanya possesses a wealth of structural engineering expertise, accumulated across Europe, the USA, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australia. Her project portfolio encompasses a wide spectrum, ranging from world-class stadia and long span roofs to residential structures.

In 2006, Tanya Co-Founded the London office of the US engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti.

In 2019, Tanya embarked on a new chapter in New York, spearheading a social impact initiative. This initiative mirrors her conviction in the influential role of engineering in addressing some of the world's most pressing challenges, centred around people and the planet.

In addition to her active involvement with the Institution since 2014, Tanya has played a proactive role in collaborative endeavours across the industry. This includes thought leadership, industry presentations, co-chairing the AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee, and serving as a founding steering group member of The Equilibrium Network. The latter organization collaborates with various built environment entities to promote equal influence for women in the design and delivery of projects.

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