The company has recruited Adrian Rees as asset management director to grow the company’s asset management capabilities across the water sector. In this new role, he will work with different teams and disciplines from across the business to bring Aecom’s wider asset management experience to water clients.
Adrian Rees joins Aecom from ICS Consulting. He has previously worked for Thames Water, Yorkshire Water and Ofwat.
Aecom’s managing director for water, Marc Barone, explained: “With increasing pressure on the UK water sector, improving the performance of existing assets and making them more resilient is becoming a top priority. Adrian brings extensive experience in water asset management and regulation to Aecom, where he will help our clients develop long-term asset management processes that enable them to make more informed investment decisions.”
Adrian Rees said: “Aecom’s combination of investment planning and delivery capabilities is a key differentiator that will help optimise the whole life management of assets. I’m looking forward to providing our clients with integrated support across a diverse range of challenges through the 2019 Price Review and beyond.”