Mott MacDonald has appointed Anthony Pearson as a transport director for north east Asia. Anthony will be responsible for implementing the consultancy’s regional strategy for the sector, driving its growth and overall performance.
Anthony has more than 40 years’ experience in the civil infrastructure industry and has worked in a multitude of countries, including over 25 years in Hong Kong. He has led an extensive range of teams and worked with both largescale and smaller firms, including multidisciplinary consultants and specialists such as Jacobs, Babtie, Benaim, URS (now known as AECOM) and Maxwell Geosystems. Anthony has also been responsible for establishing and maintaining working relationships with a wide range of clients, including government departments, large international contractors and other businesses such as railway companies, architects, lawyers and insurers.
Anthony has had significant involvement in numerous transport projects in Hong Kong, including the Kap Shui Mun Bridge and Ma Wan viaducts, the southern connection of Cyberport Road and the Castle Peak Road improvement works. He was also involved in the Jebel Ali Port Extension Bridge in Dubai, the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road Interchange in Malaysia and Airport Link in Brisbane, Australia.
Commenting on Anthony’s appointment, Mott MacDonald’s managing director for north east Asia Gary Bacon said: “Anthony’s appointment will add significant skills, knowledge and experience to our transport offering in the region. He will oversee the development and performance of our key accounts and help maximise efficiency through shared knowledge and resourcing, with a core focus to drive collaboration across all our business sectors and the wider Asia-Pacific region.”