Marc Colella

Awards Best Tall Building Oceania Jury

AECOM, Global Building & 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.

Marc Colella

CTBUH Designated Expert


Awards Best Tall Building Oceania Jury (2024)

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)

20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.

29 October 2017

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

9 March 2017

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.

16 October 2016

2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.

5 March 2015

Superslims: Collins House and the Phoenix

CTBUH Melbourne presents a free lecture on Melbourne's newest superslim towers. This lecture will feature speakers from Bates Smart, 4D Workshop and Richstone Group.