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Stantec promotes Andrew Atkinson to Regional Director Transportation, New Zealand

In his new role, Andrew will define and implement the strategies to drive the firm’s Transportation business in New Zealand.

10/05/2022

Leading global design firm Stantec has promoted Andrew Atkinson to the role of Regional Director Transportation, New Zealand. He takes up the role after a decade with Stantec nurturing client relationships and leading business development strategy across New Zealand and Australia. 

Andrew has built a valuable understanding of Aotearoa’s transportation landscape by successfully leading campaigns and bids for Stantec New Zealand on key projects such as the Queenstown Transport Business Case and the Wānaka Masterplan. He was also instrumental in Stantec’s campaign to secure Manu Tāiko, a project where we are part of a team delivering over $5 billion of transformational road safety upgrades around the country to help Waka Kotahi meet road safety targets. 

‘Andrew has long-proven leadership abilities that recognise, develop, and inspire those around him,’ says Ralph Fouchè, Stantec New Zealand’s Country Leader. ‘He is also passionate about broader social outcomes and is currently part of a small team targeting our procurement processes to greater benefit local communities.’ 

With post-graduate qualifications in business management, Andrew’s appointment sees him come full circle, having started in Stantec New Zealand’s transportation business in client development. Now he is returning to lead that same business line he initially focused on helping evolve into the advisory leaders and alternative delivery model experts it is today.

About Stantec

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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Paul Bromiley
Stantec Media Relations
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