Hong Kong - Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, today announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Beard to lead its transportation and logistics sectors in Asia. A veteran with over 20 years’ industry experience, Dr. Beard joins Arcadis to further strengthen its transportation and logistics business in Asia.
Based in Hong Kong, Dr. Beard has advised on transportation policy and infrastructure development finance in over 25 countries. He has also guided master plans for some of the world’s largest and most successful ports, including Shanghai, Hong Kong and Port Klang in Malaysia, as well as the logistics development strategy for several major airports, including Hong Kong International Airport and Beijing’s New Second International Airport. In his new role, Dr. Beard will be responsible for further developing Arcadis’ strategy in transportation and logistics and elevating Asia business propositions.
Dr. Beard stated: “I am thrilled to be part of Arcadis’ dynamic team. It is an exciting time for transportation and logistics in Asia, with increasing private sector financing and participation, and the launch of several regional landmark initiatives such as One Belt One Road. I believe Arcadis has the resources and strategy to help our clients achieve more effective business outcomes.
Dr. Beard holds bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees from Cambridge University.He is a Certified Management Consultant, a former Director of the Management Consultancies Association of Hong Kong and former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Management Consultants.
Graham Kean, Asia Head of Client Solutions at Arcadis said: “We are delighted to have Jonathan joining Arcadis. His extensive industry experience and expert knowledge will not only bring fresh perspective and immediate value to the company, but most importantly, ensure delivery of exceptional and sustainable solutions for our clients.
Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world www.arcadis.com. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.
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