Aurecon appoints Ben Stapleton as its new infra MD
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm, Aurecon, has appointed Ben Stapleton as managing director for its infrastructure division.
The appointment reflects Aurecons commitment to providing user-focused solutions to government and private sector clients as they tackle current and future infrastructure challenges such as unprecedented urbanisation, changing community expectations, and the significant impact of emerging technologies.
Stapleton has significant experience as a leader and advisor in the infrastructure industry across many geographies and roles. His expertise on major, multi-faceted infrastructure projects will help Aurecon position itself to assist clients to navigate mounting complexities, including changing funding mechanisms and delivery models as needs for nation-building infrastructure increase, said a statement from the company.
On his appointment, Stapleton commented: Some of the things that attracted me to this role at Aurecon are the companys energetic approach to leveraging disruptive technology and best practice innovation to help clients make better decisions about all lifecycle stages of their infrastructure assets. Aurecon is ideally positioned to help clients make better use of design and technology for long term infrastructure planning, development and maintenance.
Aurecons global CEO, Giam Swiegers, said: Appointing the right people is one of the many steps that Aurecon takes to ensure that our global teams are able to lead amidst ongoing disruption in our industry. Stapleton will play an important role in contributing subject matter expertise to clients working in a complex global environment and who need asset optimisation, support with digitisation, and smart infrastructure solutions.