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Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, has appointed Phil Malem as managing director for its transportation and infrastructure business, Middle East & Africa.

Phil will head up a new team of 600 employees who will focus on providing agile and integrated solutions for Atkins’ transportation and infrastructure clients in the region. 

Simon Moon, Atkins’ chief executive officer, Middle East & Africa said: “Phil has the drive to lead this team and help develop our business in the transportation and infrastructure sector in the Middle East and Africa. Having previously lead one of our energy businesses, Phil brings with him a wealth of broad industry experience, strong capabilities in strategic client engagement and successful business leadership.”  

Phil said: “This is an exciting time to be moving into this part of the business. We have an established rail and metros business, excellent capability within highways, water and power and a vast amount of experience in the growing aviation sector. We are developing new ideas for front end technological innovation within both transportation and infrastructure which will help provide our key clients with solutions for their most challenging projects."

Phil has been with Atkins for seven years and was previously managing director of Atkins’ power and renewables business.


For more information:

Nada Mogharbel
Senior Communications Manager, Middle East & Africa

Dale Potts
Director, Marketing and Communications, Middle East & Africa
+971 4509 8891
+971 4405 9581

Notes to editors:

Atkins ( is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing some 18,600 people across the UK, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe. We build long term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. You can view Atkins’ recent projects on our website.

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