2020 CW Power 100: ACCIONA Middle East's Jesús Sancho at 83
Under Sancho’s leadership, the company carried out concrete 3D printing operations to develop a bus stop in Ajman in March 2020
Jesús Sancho’s association with the sustainable infrastructure solutions provider began in November 2011 at ACCIONA Agua in the Middle East, which is the company’s water business. Sancho was promoted to the position of ACCIONA’s Middle East Managing Director in 2015.
The company’s UAE projects during the past 12 months include the Dubai Metro Route 2020, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (Phase 3) and the Jebel Ali SWRO desalination plant, among others. ACCIONA Middle East was recently awarded two large seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants contracts in Saudi Arabia.
Under Sancho’s leadership, the company carried out concrete 3D printing operations to develop a bus stop in Ajman in March 2020, making it the region’s first bus stop to be built using the technology.
ACCIONA Middle East has also met its emission reduction targets, reducing carbon dioxide levels by 7% compared to the last year. In addition, ACCIONA Middle East’s Productions and Design division was also awarded contracts for several Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions.
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