Andrew GibsonGlobal Solutions Director - Aviation at Jacobs
Andrew is the Aviation Global Solutions Director for Jacobs and has over 30 years’ experience in the design, construction and planning of airport infrastructure both as a client and a consultant, undertaking projects in the UK, Europe, India, Latin America, Africa and the Far East.
During a career of 17 years with the UK airport operator BAA he undertook a range of planning and engineering roles including aerodrome safeguarding, airfield maintenance and terminal engineering and was involved in the design & planning of facilities at airports across the BAA group, including Heathrow Terminal 5.
During his subsequent consultancy career he has led a wide range of airport planning projects at regional and major international airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Mumbai and Hong Kong, Covering all aspects of airport design from the aeronautical planning of multi runway systems, through airport and airfield master planning to the design of terminal buildings, airfields and ancillary facilities. He has also acted in an advisory capacity on a wide range of airport concessions from both a buy and sale side
Most recently he led the multi-disciplinary master planning team for the $30Bn Heathrow Expansion Programme which included the provision of a 3rd Runway, additional terminal capacity and extensive supporting and enabling infrastructure works.
“ The aviation industry is truly global in nature with an increasing number of our airport clients operating on a worldwide basis. With our unparalleled technical expertise and global reach we are uniquely well placed to support this market and I look forward to working with the regions to maximise out aviation opportunities.”