Cardno CEO and Managing Director, Ian Ball has announced the appointment of Jamie Alonso to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Asia Pacific Region effective immediately.
Cardno’s Asia Pacific region has 1,500 staff across 35 offices including key centres in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Wollongong and Wellington, New Zealand. The Asia Pacific teams service clients across core sectors of Water, Land Management, Transport, Energy, Defence, Property and Buildings, Utilities, Government, Industrial, Mining and Resources.
The appointment marks a strengthening of leadership capacity for the region with a focus on delivering client excellence, people excellence and operational excellence.
“Jamie’s broad experience inside and outside of Cardno will prove invaluable in delivering maximum value for our clients and capitalising on the strong markets we are operating within,” said Ian Ball.
“I look forward to working closely with Jamie and his leadership team across Asia Pacific to grow the business,” he said.
Jamie has close to 30 years’ experience providing civil engineering services across various disciplines for the private and public sector. He has an intimate knowledge of Cardno’s operations across Asia Pacific having held a number of senior management roles across an 18-year tenure including operational management, P&L management as well as strategic and business development positions.
He holds a Bachelor of (Civil) Engineering from Queensland University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Queensland.