George is a Director of Atkins, and a Chartered Civil Engineer with 35 years’ experience on large infrastructure projects in different parts of the world. Over the last 20 years he has gained deep experience managing large design teams delivering major rail projects, and has been responsible for the full range of disciplines including planning and architecture, geotechnical, structural, building services, fire & life safety, and rail systems.
George has played a significant part in the development of Hong Kong’s infrastructure through his leading roles on the design of major projects including Central Reclamation Phase III, Shatin to Central Link, West Island Line, West Rail, etc. He has also held key management roles on rail projects outside of Hong Kong including Doha Metro in Qatar, Gautrain in South Africa and Dubai Metro in the UAE.
George has always had a passion for ensuring timely delivery of well-coordinated multidisciplinary designs, and to this end he has championed the implementation of BIM within Atkins’ Asia Pacific business. He is now focussing his attention on using technology to enhance quality, shorten programme and lower costs for designs of major projects.