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Engineering company Aurecon has appointed Ahmed El-Essnawi as the highways and transport infrastructure leader for the MENA region
Ahmed will be based out of Dubai and accountable for enhancing Aurecon’s business in the MENA region, especially the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf nations.
Ian Dudgeon, unit manager for transport at Aurecon Middle East, said, “Our focus is on roads, rail and transport planning and we are bringing in senior people such as Ahmed, who have a track record in the Middle East, to lead each of these areas.”
Prior to joining Aurecon, Ahmed was AECOM’s highways and bridges director in the Middle East, managing major highway projects including the Orbital Highway and Truck Road in Doha, the King Abdullah Highway Extension in Riyadh, and the Al Khail Road in Dubai.
Ahmed is knowledgeable in the fields of highways and traffic engineering, and brings vast experience in geometric and structural design of highways, interchanges and local roads, as well as signage and road marking. He will have a key role implementing Aurecon’s strategy for growth in this sector with the objective of ensuring excellent service delivery to clients throughout MENA.