As of 1 October 2017, Lara Poloni will become Chief Executive Officer of AECOM’s operations across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa and a member of the global AECOM Executive Leadership team. Lara will be based in London.
In her new role she will lead a team of over 22,000 professionals working in more than 60 countries serving our public and private sector clients across key infrastructure and property sectors including defence, transportation, water, energy as well as all facets of city planning, design and construction.
Over a career spanning more than 25 years, Lara has predominantly worked in the planning, assessment and development of major infrastructure in the transport, energy and telecommunications sectors and until recently has been a Board Member of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
She has held several leadership positions since joining the AECOM team in 1994, most recently as Chief Executive, of AECOM’s Australia New Zealand operations, a post she has held for the past 3.5 years.
Lara has a particular interest in growth initiatives aligned to AECOM’s vision of being the world’s premier fully integrated infrastructure firm. She is also passionate about AECOM’s leadership development and the firm’s client service excellence initiative.