Surbana Jurong names Sean Chiao new group CEO
Sean Chiao, who was a senior executive at AECOM, has recently been called new group CEO of Surbana Jurong. Chiao takes over the role emptied by Wong Heang Fine, that resigned last September.
Chiao says that recently, he has seen exactly how Surbana Jurong accelerate its approach around client focus, sustainability, including data-driven options.
He is to guide Surbana Jurong, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, accelerate its change into an international consulting leader in metropolitan, infrastructure and managed business.
” Sean has substantial Asia Pacific in addition to international experience, deep understandings to the market furthermore an exceptional record of organization outputs,” says Surbana Jurong’s chairperson Chaly Mah.
Chiao, who was from Taiwan, carries a degree in architecture and a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University.
“In ending up being a leading urban, infrastructure and managed solutions consulting firm, Surbana Jurong will manage to provide the total scope of our worldwide knowledge to consumers along with communities in every place,” he adds.
” We are certain that we have indeed found in Sean the appropriate head for Surbana Jurong as we progress the implementation of SJ 2.0, the group’s roadmap to becoming one of the leading city, facilities as well as took care of services advising firms in Asia Pacific.”
“I’m motivated by the SJ 2.0 approach to position Surbana Jurong for leadership in a period of sustainability and even digital improvement, and as an employer of choice in the developed setting, and I’m expecting working with the team to fulfil these goals,” states Chiao.
In its announcement on March 9, Surbana Jurong says Chiao offers the firm greater than 35 years’ experience in model and also engineering consultation for the built environment alongside global organization leadership. His newest function at AECOM was chief executive for structures as well as places international business line. Chiao had also headed AECOM’s Asia Pacific business as its president.