Waterman Group welcomes new Infrastructure senior
Waterman Group is pleased to welcome Ajaz Chaudhri to his new role as National Frameworks Director. Based in one of the company’s UK offices in Manchester, Ajaz’s new appointment will see him take on a leading national role in the infrastructure and environment business.
His upcoming work will include developing and managing a portfolio of frameworks across the nation, for clients from the public sector, which include government agencies and local authorities, and from across the private sector. Ajaz will also be responsible for promoting the growth of important regional work streams in the Midlands, Northern and Scottish Regions.
This new role will be boosted by Ajaz’s 30 years of experience working across the infrastructure sector, covering the highways planning and engineering disciplines for both public and private sector clients.
Prior to joining Waterman, Ajaz held a number of board and senior management positions with AECOM, both in the UK and overseas. During his time at AECOM, he successfully developed several local authority frameworks. More recently in his role as engineering director, he took on the design and delivery of several infrastructure contracts for the Public Works Authority in Qatar.
Neil Humphrey, COO of Infrastructure and Environment, welcomed Ajaz to his new role:
“We are delighted to welcome Ajaz aboard at this exciting time with huge potential for growth in our markets. His substantial experience in the infrastructure market makes him well positioned to take a lead role in driving our public and private sector framework initiatives.”
Ajaz’s appointment by Waterman follows the selection of Steve Katesmark for a leading role in the company’s transportation division, alongside a number of other recent, successful strategic appointments with the Midlands Highways Alliance, London Borough of Bexley and Liverpool City Region’s transport authority and executive, Merseytravel.
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Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952 and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1988, Waterman has grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Europe and Australia. Waterman works with government agencies, local authorities, government-regulated industries and private sector clients to provide innovative, sustainable and economic solutions across a wide spectrum of business activities. The firm has extensive experience in property and buildings, environmental consultancy, power and energy, municipal engineering, highways and rail infrastructure, urban and regional planning. Award winning teams provide professional services throughout the complete life cycle of the asset starting from initial surveys and concept planning, through to design, delivery, project management, supervision and ongoing maintenance.