Ramboll appoints new aviation director, former Gatwick project manager

Engineering, design, environmental and consultancy company Ramboll has announced that Matthew Pierpoint has been appointed as the new Global Aviation Director.

Matthew will be based in London and joins Ramboll from Jacobs, bringing over 15 years’ experience in civil engineering and an extensive background in airport design, infrastructure and construction.

Previously Matthew has managed key aviation frameworks in the UK, including multiple projects at Gatwick and Stansted, as well as experience at Heathrow, Manchester and Dublin, and smaller airports including Biggin Hill, Coventry, and Cambridge.

Internationally, Matthew was instrumental in delivering Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport and the Midfield Concourse at Hong Kong International Airport.

Mathew has a wealth of experience in the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) sector having supported international airport tenders through the PPP concession process and brings experience of implementing and deploying BIM workflows to airport designs.

Notably, the BIM initiative he helped develop at Hong Kong airport was awarded the Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Campuses, Airports and Military Installations.

Commenting on the appointment, Mathew Riley, Managing Director at Ramboll in the UK, said:

”We are delighted to welcome Matthew as Ramboll’s new Global Aviation Director. Matthew brings a wealth of experience in aviation engineering, and his extensive work in implementing BIM solutions on major design projects will prove incredibly valuable as we invest further in design digitisation and innovation.

He is well-proven across the global industry and we are confident that he will help take our Aviation business to new levels.”

Reflecting on his appointment, Matthew Pierpoint added:

”I am delighted to be joining such a strong player in the aviation space. The work already being undertaken by the teams in the UK and in the Nordics shows an impressive range of capabilities and I’m looking forward to helping the aviation team transition to the next phase of growth.”