Mott MacDonald has appointed Adrian Jones as its South Australia state manager. He will be responsible for all services and operations in its state office, particularly leading projects and problem solving to produce solutions that exceed client expectations.
Adrian is a civil engineer with 27 years’ experience in leadership, management and delivery within the consulting engineering field. He joins Mott MacDonald from Aurecon, where he was responsible for their business in the Middle East and North Africa region, including managing key client relationships and identifying new opportunities. During this time he looked after the delivery of several large and complex projects including an ultra-tall observation tower project in Dubai.
Commenting on his appointment, Adrian said: “Being part of Mott MacDonald is an opportunity to help build on its success in the Australasian market by offering innovative solutions that create value for our local clients.”
Adrian returns to Adelaide after nine years in the United Arab Emirates where he gained extensive international experience and developed solid global relationships. Prior to making a career move to the UAE Adrian was responsible for numerous high profile projects in Adelaide including the Commonwealth Law Courts and Flinders Medical Centre.
David Johnson, Mott MacDonald’s managing director for Australia and New Zealand, added: “Adrian’s extensive knowledge of the industry as well as his highly regarded leadership abilities will further enhance our value proposition. His appointment will enable us to continue to strengthen our position as a leading consulting firm in Adelaide, involved in many of South Australia’s key and iconic infrastructure projects. Our staff will be able to draw on his knowledge and expertise, enabling them to learn and develop while ensuring we offer the very best solutions for our clients.”
Adrian will also be part of Mott MacDonald’s Australia and New Zealand regional board.