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President, Asia Pacific

Sean C.S. Chiao
President, Asia Pacific

Master of Architecture in Urban Design
Graduate School of Design
Harvard University

Master of Architecture
University of California, Berkeley

Professional Affiliations,
The American Institute of Architects

Urban Land Institute
Global Trustee

Hong Kong Trade Development Council Mainland Business Advisory Committee


Sean C.S. Chiao is President, Asia Pacific, at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm that designs, builds, finances and operates assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries.

Mr. Chiao is responsible strategic growth and business operations in Greater China, Southeast Asia and Australia and New Zealand, covering over 12,000 employees. As a passionate, industry leading urbanist, he is committed to cultivating innovation and collaboration in the development of the built environment to serve society’s needs and aspirations. His advocacy and involvement span the spectrum of leading the design and execution of pioneering projects, to the research and development of new concepts, to serving as a speaker in key forums.

Mr. Chiao has spearheaded strategically significant and award-winning masterplans for new towns and regeneration of existing urban landscapes including the Kuala Lumpur River of Life masterplan; the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor; the redevelopment of the financial district of Fort Bonifacio in Metro Manila in the Philippines; and the rejuvenation of Suzhou Industrial Park in Jiangsu, China.

Mr. Chiao is also a member of Harvard University’s Master in Design Engineering (MDE) External Advisory Board as well as University of Southern California’s (USC) Board of Advisors for the American Academy in China (AAC).

AECOM is built to deliver a better world, connecting knowledge and experience across a global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges—from high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM and its companies have annual revenue of approximately US$20.2 billion. Learn more at and @AECOM.