Construction consultancy firm Arcadis Middle East has named Martin Cordwell as the firm’s director of asset management to fuel client demand for optimisation of capital and operational expenditure.
Cordwell will be responsible for providing technical advice for asset project lifecycle services including policy and strategy development, business case, risk management, optimisation, lifecycle development, capital investment planning and PPP advisory services.
With over 30 years’ experience as a civil engineer, Cordwell joins the business from Jacobs where he was in-charge of the strategic consulting practice.
According to Arcadis, there is an “urgent demand” from its regional clients to optimise capital and operational expenditure of assets, which led to the appointment of Cordwell.
“By strengthening our program management and advisory services through Martin’s recent appointment together with our growing digital capabilities, we are confident that we can offer our clients a stronger and smarter solution to asset management, engineering and technology moving forward,” said Arcadis Middle East’s program management business unit director Anita Foley.Commenting on his appointment, Cordwell said that despite facing unprecedented times, he looked forward to utilising his experience to support clients and partners whilst contributing to “the changing dynamics of the industry”.