Surbana Jurong names Sean Chiao new group CEO
Sean Chiao, who was a higher executive at AECOM, has already been named brand-new group chief executive officer of Surbana Jurong. Chiao takes over the role vacated by Wong Heang Fine, who retired last September.
Chiao, who was from Taiwan, carries a degree in architecture and a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, plus a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University.
Chiao claims that in recent years, he has seen just how Surbana Jurong speed up its approach around client focus, sustainability, also data-driven options.
” We are confident that we have certainly gotten in Sean the best leader for Surbana Jurong as we advance the application of SJ 2.0, the group’s roadmap to turning into one of the best urban, facilities and managed services consulting firms in Asia Pacific.”
In its news on March 9, Surbana Jurong says Chiao gives the firm more than 35 years’ knowledge in model and engineering consulting for the developed surrounding alongside worldwide organization leadership. His most recent role at AECOM was chief executive for buildings and places global business line. Chiao had actually similarly headed AECOM’s Asia Pacific organization as its head of state.
He is to help Surbana Jurong, a part of Temasek Holdings, increase its improvement into an international consulting superior in urban, facilities and also handled plans.
“In coming to be a leading city, infrastructure and managed solutions consulting organization, Surbana Jurong will certainly be able to supply the complete scope of our worldwide knowledge to clients and neighborhoods anywhere,” he adds.
” Sean has considerable Asia Pacific along with international expertise, profound insights to the market and an exceptional performance history of company results,” says Surbana Jurong’s director Chaly Mah.
“I’m influenced by the SJ 2.0 strategy to set up Surbana Jurong for leadership in a period of sustainability and even virtual change, and also as an employer of choice in the built atmosphere, and I’m looking forward to dealing with the group to satisfy these goals,” says Chiao.