Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has appointed João Ramos as its Business Development Lead for Civil Infrastructure in East Africa as of 18 June 2018. Ramos is a professional civil engineer, with a Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the IST, the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Ramos’ extensive experience in the East African region includes business development, commercial development, project management, procurement, budgeting, and design engineering. His experience extends to projects such as the International Airport of Nacala, the Palma Residence Hotel, MEREC’s flour factory, the largest in Mozambique, and Rural Health Centres for USAID.
He is also a registered professional and founding member of the Portuguese Business Council in Kenya. Ramos joins AECOM from Anguloraso, a company specialising in project management and engineering services in construction, with a footprint in seven countries, and where he was the Country Manager for Kenya.
“This senior appointment reflects our strategic commitment to grow our civil infrastructure market sector offering in East Africa. It will assist in positioning AECOM as the leading and fully integrated global infrastructure firm in Africa,” Darrin Green, MD for Civil Infrastructure, Africa, comments.