Global engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has appointed Ray Chan as its director of operations, infrastructure – Greater China. This senior appointment is in line with Aurecon’s execution of its strategy to grow its business in Asia and to help clients unlock business opportunities in infrastructure and transport.
“The infrastructure and transport sectors in Greater China continue to lead the world in terms of ambition, scale, and pace of development. It is also constantly being disrupted by digital advances and the pursuit for innovation. With the appointment of Ray Chan, Aurecon is in a better position to help our clients develop smart and innovative solutions for their unique challenges,” said Johnny Lam, Aurecon’s managing director for Greater China.
A 21-year seasoned professional in civil and structural engineering, Mr Chan is a proven executive leader with a strong track record of quality delivery and building successful businesses and teams. He is an author of several technical papers and a sought-after speaker on tunnels and geotechnical engineering, having an in-depth understanding of the technical, commercial, and partnership conditions for successful project delivery that is unique to the region.
In his new role, Mr Chan will be responsible for leading all services delivered to clients and projects, driving financial and operational performance, and developing team competency. Drawing on his extensive experience in major infrastructure projects, including MTRC Shatin Central Link, Express Rail Link, and South Island Line and similar mega projects in Hong Kong, Mr Chan will bring the best local and international expertise from Aurecon to deliver world-class, innovative solutions that will bring clients’ bold ideas to life.
Prior to joining Aurecon, Mr Chan was technical director and head of tunnels and ground engineering at Atkins China Ltd.
“I am delighted to have this opportunity to grow Aurecon’s infrastructure business in Greater China. Clients here have bold dreams that will require not just technical engineering skills but also commercial acumen to make their investments viable and sustainable for the long-term. I look forward to working with them to design infrastructure that supports prosperity and growth of our region,” said Mr Chan.