AECOM appoints Sanjay Tanwani as MEA director of Urban Design
Tanwani has more than 15 years of experience in delivering projects across Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe
New York Stock Exchange-listed (NYSE) infrastructure firm AECOM’s Design, Planning and Economics studio in Abu Dhabi has appointed Sanjay Tanwani as its director and lead of the studio.
Tanwani will be responsible for strengthening the studio, as well as the AECOM team, to expand their presence and meet the growing scale of masterplanning and city-scale work in the Middle East and Africa.
A master-planner by profession, Tanwani brings to AECOM more than 15 years of experience in delivering large development projects across Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe.
In addition, he has expertise in the social, cultural, financial, and environmental design elements sought by clients, which will not only provide opportunities for AECOM to secure more work across the Middle East and beyond, but also enable the company to collaborate more with its multidisciplinary teams across the region.
Tanwani joins AECOM from Atkins-UK where he led their international portfolio.
Commenting on the appointment, the vice president of Design, Planning, and Economics, Middle East & Africa, Janus Rostock, said: “Building strong relationships with clients and other key stakeholders is an essential aspect to delivering successful projects, driving business growth, and creating new opportunities that will enable AECOM to be part of a legacy.
Rostock added: “With Sanjay’s extensive knowledge and expertise within the sector, we look forward to seeing the positive impact he will make whilst further expanding AECOM’s presence across the Middle East.”