AECOM appoints director of urban design in the Middle East and Africa

AECOM appoints director of urban design in the Middle East and Africa

Sanjay Tanwani joins AECOM from Atkins-UK

Sanjay tanwani, AECOM, Atkins

AECOM’s Design, Planning and Economics studio has appointed Sanjay Tanwani as director and lead of the Abu Dhabi studio. Tanwani will be responsible for strengthening the design, planning and economics, and AECOM team more widely to expand their presence and meet the growing scale of masterplanning and city-scale work in the Middle East and Africa.

Tanwani joins AECOM from Atkins-UK where he led their international portfolio featuring award-winning masterplanning projects. Sanjay’s  

A master planner by profession, Tanwani brings over 15 years’ experience in delivering large, complex development projects across Africa, South America, Asia and Europe. In addition, he has a deep understanding of the social, cultural, financial and environmental design elements sought by clients, which will not only provide further 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.

Commenting on his appointment, Tanwani added: “I am thrilled to join the fantastic team at AECOM and look forward to bringing a new level of innovation and design excellence to the firm. Working with a range of multidisciplinary experts, together we will no doubt put AECOM at the forefront of regional urban development and infrastructure projects.”

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