Mary Casey is a Director at McLachlan Lister/Hill International, a project management and management consulting company. She has 20 years of design and construction industry experience in Australia and internationally. She has worked as an architect, sustainability consultant, project manager, trainer and facilitator.
Mary is also a Founding Director and past Chair of the Board of the Living Future Institute of Australia. A chapter of the international institute, whose mission is to work toward a future which is socially-just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative.
She has helped numerous project teams develop organisational strategies for improved sustainability performance, and create portfolio-wide or project-specific guidelines and briefs. She has advised Commonwealth, State and local government on both developing and assessing the effectiveness of sustainability policy.
In all of her work, she questions what is possible, challenging and supporting her clients to pursue loftier aspirations than they thought they could achieve.
She was named a Living Building Hero by the International Living Future Institute in 2014.