Leadership

We take pride in the diversity and integrity of our leaders: professionals committed to honoring the principles of integrity, accountability and transparency in the management of the company. In Asia, we have an experienced and diverse Leadership Team who are committed to delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients, developing our business in accordance with our values, and creating a great place to work.

Glenn Lutz

Chief Executive Officer
Arcadis Asia

Glenn has over 24 years of experience in the engineering and construction of complex capital projects, corporate business transformation and organizational management.

In his current role, as Chief Executive Officer for Arcadis Asia, Glenn leads the eleven-country region in delivering robust financial performance and sustainable growth. Under his direction, he has increased the emphasis on operational excellence, accelerating the integration of Arcadis’ global service offerings, strengthening our People First culture and enhancing client focus.

Before moving to Hong Kong, Glenn was with Fluor Corporation, a FORTUNE 500® listed company that specializes in global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance holding various senior leadership roles. In his last role, as Vice President, Project Director, he oversaw the largest single contract of the iconic RAPID project.

Glenn graduated as mechanical engineer from the University of Alberta. After starting his profession in North America, Glenn has been internationally based since 2002 including multiple assignments in Europe, South-East Asia and Saudi Arabia.

Eric de Kruif

Eric de Kruif

Chief Financial Officer
Arcadis Asia

Eric took on the role of Chief Financial Officer for Arcadis Asia in August 2015 and is focused on facilitating the continued growth of our Asia business, and implementing the new Arcadis Way of working with the support of a new integrated operating platform.

Eric has been with Arcadis for more than a decade, most recently in Latin America where he worked as Regional CFO and helped to manage the Arcadis business in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Malaysia and Mozambique. Before moving to Brazil, Eric was CFO of the Arcadis France business for five years based out of the Paris office and two years as Finance Director for a Dutch Arcadis company (now integrated in Arcadis NL).

Niek Niëns

Chief Operating Officer
Arcadis Asia

Niek moved to the Asia Arcadis region in January 2018. He is responsible for leading our operations in Asia, primary for Design & Engineering with the current leadership team of D&E and implementing The Arcadis Way of Project Management across all countries in Asia, working closely with the Country Heads.

Niek started his career as an Electrical Engineer and Project Manager at Arcadis in the Netherlands, working for contractors and public clients in the Infrastructure and Water division. He led several design and engineering departments concerning structural, civil, telecom, mechanical and electrical engineering and was involved in major Dutch infrastructural/water projects. After that he moved to the Buildings Division to became the Director of Engineering & Contracting, and later Business Advisory & Program Management, working with clients from different sectors. Before his move to Arcadis Asia, Niek led a major change management program for the Arcadis Europe. He was responsible for leading three sub-regional Project Management pools, the implementation of the Arcadis Way of Project Management and creating a collaborative culture for Project Managers across all countries.

Niek has more than 15 years of experience in engineering, general management, consultancy and business improvement, project management in infrastructure, buildings, environment and water activities.

Adam Sutton

Regional HR and Change Director
Arcadis Asia

Adam is a board level management consultant / strategic advisor with extensive multinational experience, (Asia/Europe/USA/Latin America) developed within the financial services and construction industries. A demonstrable track record of delivering superior shareholder returns through the implementation of turnaround strategies, operational improvement, business transformation and strategic change programmes.

Loo Ming Chee

Regional Solutions Leader
Arcadis Asia

Loo is the Regional Solutions Leader for our Asia business. Before taking on this role he was the Head of Southeast Asia covering 12 offices across Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei. In this role Loo oversaw the financial performance of each of these markets, defined the growth strategy and managed some of our most important client relationships within the region.

Before taking on his Arcadis Asia role Loo was a Director of Langdon & Seah Malaysia, an affiliate of Arcadis. He has over thirty years professional experience having joined the firm in 1982 in his native Malaysia before spending a decade in the Hong Kong business where he worked on a number of major programs. Loo adopts a hands-on approach when it comes to the development of new solutions for clients. Throughout his career he has worked with clients across most major market sectors and has a particular specialist knowledge within the hotel sector.

Francis Au

Head of Hong Kong & Macau
Arcadis Asia

Francis Au joined Arcadis in 1984 and became a Director in 1999. In 2015, he was promoted to Head of Hong Kong and Macau. He is based in Hong Kong and his responsibilities cover Hong Kong, Macau and Hengqin.

Francis has delivered projects in healthcare, hospitality, sport and leisure, commercial, retail, residential and industrial sectors. He has worked in Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan and Vietnam delivering quantity surveying and project management services. Francis heads the fitting out capability in the company and has specialist capability with financial services and hospitality clients. Francis is currently the Vice Chairman of the Association of Consultant QS in Hong Kong and a fellow of RICS, HKIS and HKIFM.

Tim Risbridger

Country Head, Singapore
Arcadis Asia

Tim has worked for Arcadis for 15 years, initially working on the US$8 billion Heathrow Terminal 5 project in London. In 2007 he relocated with his family to Abu Dhabi where he led the Arcadis team on the US$20 billion Al Raha Beach development. Subsequently he became Middle East Head of Transportation sector and was the Project Controls Director on the US$12 billion Sharq Crossing Program in Doha.

In 2014 he was assigned to manage the Arcadis Abi Dhabi and Oman offices. In July 2016 he relocated to Singapore and was appointed Country Head in November 2016. Prior to joining Arcadis Tim worked in Asia (Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore) for more than 11 years.

Justin Teoh

Country Head, Malaysia
Arcadis Asia

Justin commenced his career as a Quantity Surveyor with Langdon & Seah in 1995, and became a Full Partner in 2000. Following Langdon & Seah’s merger with Arcadis, he was appointed as a Regional Director in 2012 and subsequently Country Head, Malaysia in 2015. He has worked on construction and infrastructure projects in Brunei, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Korea, Pakistan and his native country Malaysia, primarily on cost and contract management.

Justin graduated with a degree in construction economics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1991. He went on to read law at King’s College, University of London and was conferred the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 1994. In 2008 he successfully completed the Harvard Business School Senior Management Development Program.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (FRISM), as well as Corporate Member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AAIQS) and Institution of Architects, Engineers & Surveyors, Brunei (MPUJA).

Penny Murphy

Regional Head of Marketing and Communications
Arcadis Asia

Penny has over 14 years of experience in growth marketing, branding, digital, strategy, planning and content marketing primarily in the B2B and technology industries. In her role, Penny works closely with our leaders across the business to build the Arcadis brand through market positioning, thought leadership and sustainable propositions leading a multi-disciplinary team across Asia to deliver across all aspects of marketing and communications.

Penny has been in Asia for over six years and before joining Arcadis she was responsible for the identifying, developing and implementing marketing entry or market enhancements opportunities for The Economist in Asia. Prior to this she worked across technology accounts such as Cisco, Lenovo and in the UK she held multiple marketing roles within the FMCG industry. She has an academic background in marketing disciplines and is a Chartered Marketer with a solid track record in leading integrated marketing and change communications to success at an international, regional or local market level utilizing her international and Asian heritage.

Carl Watson

General Counsel
Arcadis Asia

Carl joined Arcadis Asia in April 2014. He is responsible for leading our legal, compliance and risk enabling function across Asia and enabling commerciality aligned to our Arcadis Way, working closely with our Country Heads and leaders.

Carl spent his career before Arcadis in legal private practice with international law firms specializing in delivering commercial solutions to a broad range of complex infrastructure and outsourcing projects. He worked across a wide range of sectors (including, transport, healthcare, secure detention and energy from waste) to deliver complex public private partnerships (including guidance on procuring and structuring the same).

He is passionate about the digital horizon and embracing its positive impact on legal services in the future. He always seeks to engage with colleagues, mentees, clients and stakeholders to listen to challenges and opportunities, in context, to drive delivery of solutions, results and assurance.