Ilana Ruben

Document Controller and Project Administrator / Brisbane

Ilana completed a Bachelor of Communications and Bachelor of Dance at Tulane University, Louisiana, before moving to rural Borneo to teach English through the Fulbright program. She worked as an English Teaching Assistant and Educational Event Planner, enriching children’s educational and cultural learning. Ilana’s organisational and planning skills were utilized in the development and overseeing of large-scale events incorporating hundreds of students throughout Malaysia. Her passion for cultural events, performing arts and sport lead her to relocate to Australia and become part of the Populous Brisbane team.

As the Kai Tak Sports Park project administrator and document controller, Ilana implements and monitors quality assurance checks, ensures correct internal project filing, and completes official document submissions. She is also an active member of the EcoPOP team, implementing sustainable initiatives across Populous offices.