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Aurecon announces appointments to its Middle East leadership team

Sean Murphy has been appointed as Aurecon

Sean has comprehensive knowledge of international best practices and codes in MEP design, together with a proven record of local and international team management

23 October 2019 – Global engineering, advisory and design company Aurecon has announced the appointment of its new leadership team in the Middle East region.

Dedicated to creating value through innovative thought and technical excellence, these latest leadership appointments from Aurecon come as the company continues to strengthen its business around digital transformation and infrastructure in the Middle East.

Aurecon’s Regional Director – Middle East, Ermis Marques, says that he is delighted to have his new leadership team on board.

“Aurecon has worked effectively in cross regional teams to deliver some of the largest and most complex projects in our industry. Our vision is to now bring advisory, asset optimisation and digital skills to our key clients so that we can provide more value across the full continuum of the asset life cycle. Our new leadership appointments are integral in helping Aurecon make this happen in the Middle East.”

Aurecon has delivered some of the Middle East’s most landmark projects in recent years that include The Tower at Dubai Creek, CoEx Campus Dubai Expo 2020, and the Signature Stadium for FIFA’s 2022 World Cup.

Sean Murphy, Built Environment Leader – Middle East

With extensive international project experience in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the MENA region, Sean has comprehensive knowledge of international best practices and codes in MEP design, together with a proven record of local and international team management.

“Aurecon’s digital vision is to be the leader in taking digital solutions to our clients and, leveraging on our local Architect of Record (AOR) registrations in the UAE, together with our technical excellence, I am thrilled to be part of this next stage of Aurecon’s growth in the region” Sean said.

Sean joins Aurecon from Ramboll Middle East where he was the Middle East Buildings Director. Before then he was a Director at Foreman Roberts Consulting Ltd and WSP Global Pty Ltd.

Aurecon has appointed Robert Latham as Client Director – Built Environment – Middle East

Robert Latham, Client Director – Built Environment – Middle East

A 30-year seasoned professional in the construction industry, Robert is a proven executive leader with a strong track record of quality delivery and building successful businesses and teams in a multi-cultural environment.

Armed with 25 years’ experience in the Middle East, he has in-depth understanding of the technical, commercial, and partnership conditions unique to the region.

Robert comes into the Client Director role after handing the operational reins over to Sean Murphy so that he can focus solely on Aurecon key clients in the region including The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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