Annabel Crookes has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years. She joined Laing O’Rourke 12 years ago and since then has held a variety of leadership positions across the business including managing the people, and learning and development teams. She now leads legal, risk and company secretarial areas of Laing O’Rourke, is an Executive Director of the Australia Hub and works with the Board to provide strategic direction for the Australian business.

Joining Laing O’Rourke in 2007 as Corporate Counsel, Annabel was the second lawyer to join the in-house legal team, and has played a leading role in developing the organisation’s governance and risk framework to support Laing O’Rourke’s innovative business streams.