Meinhardt Group, the global design, engineering, project and construction management firm based in Singapore, has appointed Eugene Seah as its new Global Board member. As part of his new role, Seah will serve as Chief Operating Officer of Meinhardt's Singapore operations and Senior Director of the Group CEO office in Singapore.
CEO Omar Shahzad is thrilled to have Seah on board: "We are excited to welcome Eugene into the Meinhardt Group. Eugene has a formidable reputation, endless energy and solid experience in the built environment industry having successfully undertaken various senior leadership roles covering Singapore and overseas markets. I am looking forward to working closely with Eugene to bolster our business in Singapore, and implement new initiatives and business lines across the Group."
Seah comes to Meinhardt Group from Surbana Jurong (SJ) Group, where he held several senior leadership positions. He led SJ's Smart Cities business unit as the Managing Director of Surbana Technologies and served as Senior Director of the Group CEO's office. Seah was also responsible for the Group's special projects and strategic initiatives, including the Key Account Management Office, Digital Management Office, and Sustainability and Resilience Office. He was also a Director on the Boards of Threesixty Cost Management and Threesixty Contract Advisory, and an Adjudicator in the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Seah is highly educated with degrees from multiple universities, including the University of Reading, the University of Portsmouth, NUS and Kings College London, and the University of Nottingham. He is also a Green Mark and Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional.
Seah is excited to join Meinhardt Group: "I am excited to be an integral part of Meinhardt Group, the largest privately held engineering design firm in Asia. The Group is highly renowned for delivering innovative technical and buildable solutions for large and complex urban development and infrastructure projects. In addition to business-related goals, I will also be keen to use the Meinhardt Group platform to encourage students, engineers, and young professionals to pursue a career in addressing complex urban development and climate change challenges."
With his extensive experience and knowledge, Seah is sure to help Meinhardt Group continue its reputation as one of the most innovative and successful engineering firms in the world.