Full Name
Ms Helen Davidson
Job Title
Chief Executive
ACE New Zealand
Country (Work Address)
New Zealand
Speaker Bio
Helen Davidson is Chief Executive of ACE New Zealand, a member organisation that represents more than 240 engineering, consulting and professional services firms that deliver critical technology, construction, infrastructure and environmental solutions across Aotearoa.

After studying law and biomedical ethics at the University of Otago, Helen worked for 15 years across health law, professional regulation, patient safety policy and biomedical ethics, both in New Zealand and Canada. She then moved to the engineering sector, spending five years on the leadership team at Engineering New Zealand.

Helen is a passionate advocate for women in professional services and a driving force behind The Diversity Agenda, an award-winning programme to help engineering and architecture firms become more diverse and inclusive. She’s inspired to attract new talent into the professional services consulting sector, shining a light on the amazing work our professions do to build sustainable and resilient communities for everyone.
Helen Davidson