AACA appoints new CEO

The AACA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathlyn Loseby as incoming CEO effective 8 March 2021. 

Kathlyn brings to the role significant leadership and relationship management expertise developed over her career in architectural practice and business, and her advocacy within the Institute of Architects and the construction industry more broadly.

President of the AACA, Catherine Townsend says: “We ae delighted that Kathlyn will be joining the AACA as CEO. Kathlyn is an accomplished leader and brings an excellent skillset to the AACA team ready to lead us in to the future. This year will focus on the implementation of the revised National Standard of Competency and the changing regulatory frameworks in the construction industry”.

Moving into the role as CEO of the AACA would be exciting at any point but it is particularly engaging at this point in time with broad changes afoot across the profession and the industry in general. I feel it has clear synergies with my recent roles in practice, as an assessor, in advocacy and in regulatory development. In these roles, I have become ever more aware that the AACA underpins all aspects of the profession and is a fundamental, critical player in the future development of the industry and our profession’s ability to shape this future in a positive way, says Kathlyn.

Kate Doyle is stepping down from the role of CEO on 5 March. The AACA acknowledges Kate’s great contribution to the AACA, and thanks her for outstanding leadership and unfailing professionalism over her tenure.

Kathlyn’s appointment as CEO ensures the continuing relevance and role of the AACA across the profession and the construction more broadly”, says AACA’s President Catherine Townsend.


Catherine Townsend 20 January 2020

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