London, United Kingdom: Mott MacDonald, a management, engineering and development consultancy, has announced appointing Christopher Seymour as Development Director for the Middle East and South Asia, succeeding Tim Evans who has retired after 20 years with the consultancy. Seymour, the announcement added, will be responsible for coordinating business planning and development activities across the regions.
The company informed that he has joined Mott MacDonald from Arcadis, where he spent 10 years. Most recently, as regional head of markets and development in the Middle East, the company said, Seymour performed a strategic role on major programmes and projects and was the main client interface with responsibility for client account management, in addition to advising companies on their investment in property and infrastructure, as well as life cycle costing.
The company highlighted that Seymour has over 25 years’ experience in project and programme management, public private partnership (PPP) technical advice, project finance, procurement and risk management, besides working across a broad range of sectors including infrastructure, oil and gas, water, environment and property.
Matt MacDonald also revealed that Seymour is co-chairman of the Middle East Council for Offices, a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Middle East, North Africa and Turkey Market Advisory Panel and an active member of the Corporate Real Estate Network.
David Cox, Managing Director for Middle East and South Asia at Mott MacDonald, said: “Christopher has a strong track record of delivering major projects in the Middle East, working in just about every major city in the region. His broad experience and customer focused approach will be a huge benefit to Mott MacDonald and the many sectors we operate in.”