Marc Colella

Australia Chapter Member

AECOM, Global Building and Systems Engineering 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


Australia Chapter, Board Member (2018 – Present)

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

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)

Awards Structural Engineering Jury (2021)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Australia 2017)

Regional Representative, Melbourne (2012 – 2016)