Marc Colella

AECOM, Industry Director & Building Structures Practice Lead | Melbourne, Australia


Marc is an Industry Director at AECOM, leading the Building Structures Practice across Australia and New Zealand.

With over 20 years of experience, including nine years in New York and three years in London, Marc specializes in innovative structural designs for major building developments, including super tall towers, high rise commercial, residential and mixed-use developments, institutional buildings, sporting facilities and specialty structures. Marc possesses an unprecedented portfolio of completed projects both locally and internationally on some of the world’s tallest buildings.

Marc is recognized for technologically advanced analysis techniques developed in New York, as well as the implementation of highly efficient structural designs. He has extensive knowledge in wind and seismic engineering design, as well as vibration control design issues and structural dynamics.

CTBUH Designated Expert


City Committee, Melbourne (2016 – Present)

Awards Structural Engineering Jury (2021)

Australia Chapter, Board Member (2018 – Present)

City Committee, Melbourne, Board Member (2018 – Present)

Regional Representative, Melbourne (2012 – 2016)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Australia 2017)