27 June 2011 - Aurecon has appointed Charles Duff as Industry Leader, International Development Assistance, a key executive appointment which will further strengthen the company’s international development business.
Charles brings extensive experience in international development, joining Aurecon from Coffey where he was Chief Operating Officer (COO) with operating responsibility for all Coffey businesses in Europe/ Middle East/ North Africa, including its specialist consulting businesses in international development.
Paul Hardy, CEO of Aurecon, said, “I am delighted to welcome Charlie to Aurecon. His experience in the international development field is outstanding. Aurecon’s team understands the challenges facing many developing countries in delivering access to basic services to their citizens. We are able to engineer and deliver solutions to these challenges that support sustainable and practical development in a relevant, viable manner.”
Charles commented "I am excited to join one of the leading teams in international development assistance. My focus will be to enhance Aurecon’s operations in Asia and Africa. The group’s “can-do” philosophy and its range of specialist skills are the ideal platform for growing an impressive international development services.”
Aurecon, a global engineering and technical management consultancy group has over 25 years of experience in delivering innovative international development projects across Africa, Asia and the Pacific and has delivered over 200 development projects in more than 50 countries. Adept at working in remote locations and challenging development contexts, Aurecon has partnered with many major donors, including the World Bank, European Union, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID and AusAID, as well as bilateral agencies