David Barwell

David Barwell

David Barwell is AECOM’s Chief Executive, United Kingdom and Ireland. He leads AECOM’s diverse 8,000 person team who have a passion for making the world a better place through best design, construction and operations of infrastructure assets across all classes with keen focus on safety, innovation, sustainability and liveability.

David has 30 years of major infrastructure delivery experience in the UK, Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, working on such projects as Thameslink, Jubilee Line Extension, Jeddah Metro PMO, Riyadh Metro, Mumbai and Bangalore Metro projects, HK’s WestRail and Manila’s EDSA light rail. He also has experience of unlocking value via major real estate and transit-oriented development. Leadership of transformational change, developing diverse teams, managing highly-challenging multi-stakeholder environments, alternative project delivery and delivering exceptional business results are areas demonstrated throughout David’s career with AECOM.