Orla is the General Manager of Management Commercial Engineering (MCE) Pty Ltd and has approaching 13 years of diverse experience, skills and knowledge gained from working in the infrastructure sector in Australia, Europe and the UK.
Orla started her career in the UK in architectural practice before relocating to Australia to work in the transport industry from 2010.
Orla is passionate about efficiently delivering infrastructure for tomorrows generation and has been an active member of the Rail Track Association Australia (RTAA) Management Committee for 4 years. She has taken a keen interest in the promotion of women in rail and advocates a diverse and inclusive rail industry. Orla devised and curated the RTAA Women in Rail Publication, launched in 2017. Orla’s effort and commitment was recently recognised by the infrastructure industry by being elected as the Vice President for the Rail Track Association Australia.
As RTAA’s Vice President Orla intends to utilise her industry contacts and influence to enthusiastically promote a diverse and inclusive industry enabling more effective collaboration to deliver better infrastructure.