Key contacts

Position Contact
Dean of Engineering Professor Nic Smith
Deputy Dean (Academic) Professor Gerard Rowe
Deputy Dean (Research) Professor Bryony James
Associate Dean (Research) Professor Xun Xu
Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) Peter Bier
Associate Dean (Postgraduate - Research) Dr Richard Clarke
Associate Dean (Postgraduate - Taught) Dr Garry Miller
Associate Dean (Undergraduate) Dr Michael Hodgson
Director of Faculty Operations Dr Pedro Silva
Director of Faculty Finance Suzanne Pohlen
Development Manager Paul Cunningham
International Manager Elle Freestone
Group Services Manager Carol Home
Communications and Marketing Manager Suzanne Keoghan
Information Services Manager André Basel
Research Services Manager Angela McMahon
Student Development and Engagement Manager Michael Willimott
Employer Liaison Manager Jonathan Culley
Kaiārahi Māori Catherine Dunphy
Women in Engineering Adviser Dr Naomi Fleming
Student and Academic Services Manager Larissa Isted
Facilities and Services Manager Graham Dukes

How to reach us



  • 923 8120 (within Auckland)
  • 0800 61 62 63 (outside Auckland)
  • +64 9 373 7513 (overseas)


Street address

20 Symonds Street
New Zealand

Courier address

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Auckland
1 Grafton Road
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Postal address

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Media enquiries

Our media contact can help you find a subject expert and provide you with information about Faculty of Engineering staff, students and current research projects. This service is offered to national and international print, broadcast and online journalists and editors. 

For Engineering media enquiries, please contact Anne Beston.