28 January 2016 - Global engineering consultancy Aurecon has appointed its former Sydney-based Technical Director, Gabe Carter, as the firm’s new Buildings Unit Manager in Vietnam.
Gabe’s appointment takes effect from 27 January 2016, and will see him take on the responsibilities of enhancing cross-country technical know-how and providing thought leadership in key areas such as sustainability, environmental protection, lifecycle performance and returns.
“Gabe’s appointment and expertise in Built Environment will surely be instrumental in strengthening the Vietnam team’s engineering capabilities, as we gear up to make our Vietnamese operations future-ready this year,” said Tuyen Bui, Country Manager of Aurecon in Vietnam.
Looking ahead to his new management role in Southeast Asia, Gabe said, “This is a very exciting time to work in Vietnam’s vibrant Built Environment sector, where developers and owners demand innovative and cutting-edge solutions for their projects. In Aurecon, we have a passion for complex projects and I look forward to bringing our global expertise to our clients’ projects.”
Gabe is a chartered member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (Engineers Australia), bringing more than 13 years of building sector experience into his new role. He joined Aurecon in 2002, upon graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Engineering degree, having majored in Electrical Engineering.
In his previous stint as Technical Director of Buildings in Sydney, he was involved in a broad spectrum of major projects, where he displayed strong leadership and technical design expertise across multiple industry segments including Healthcare, Laboratory, Entertainment and Leisure, Airport, Commercial, Defence and Government.
Some of his most notable achievements include: Northern Beaches Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital, UNSW Biological Sciences Laboratory, Dubai’s Motiongate Themepark, Sydney International Airport, Commonwealth Bank Australia Building six and seven, Sydney Olympic Park, Air Warfare Destroyer and Landing Helicopter Dock Home Port Infrastructure, along with the New Delhi Chancery and Jakarta Embassy.