Sweeney set to enhance KPM’s project management proficiencies and engineering service delivery across key sectors and projects, says firm
KPM Engineering (KPM) has appointed Ramboll’s former head of projects Brian Sweeney as the Director of Projects, a strategic move aimed at bolstering the company’s project management capabilities and engineering service delivery across pivotal sectors and projects in the Middle East.
With his vast experience spanning over two decades in engineering and project management roles, Sweeney, a qualified structural engineer, is set to steer KPM towards new horizons in project coordination and excellence.
In his new capacity, Sweeney will collaborate closely with project teams, clients, and stakeholders, facilitating the seamless execution of regional and international projects while optimizing KPM’s operational efficiency.
Sweeney’s impressive professional background encompasses a diverse array of sectors, including mixed-use, commercial, residential, government, healthcare, transportation, education, and entertainment and leisure. His role as Director of Projects at KPM will see him managing external partnerships and collaborating with design leaders to elevate project coordination and ensure the highest quality standards at every stage of KPM’s projects, from inception to fruition. Importantly, Sweeney’s appointment signifies KPM’s commitment to leveraging digitalization and computational design in engineering, as he spearheads projects that harness innovative and efficient strategies to enhance these capabilities within the company.
Brian Sweeney’s prior leadership roles in the Middle East and the UK have seen him successfully oversee large-scale and intricate projects. Before joining KPM, he held various positions within Ramboll Middle East, where he led a team of over 60 professionals in executing some of the organization’s most ambitious projects in the region.
Expressing his thoughts on his new role, Sweeney said, “KPM is on an exciting trajectory to solidify its standing as a top-tier player in the multidisciplinary engineering industry. I am privileged to be part of this journey and contribute to KPM’s operational goals and continued growth. My aim is to share my knowledge with the entire KPM team, driving excellence in engineering service delivery across our existing and future project portfolio. I will be dedicated to enhancing every facet of the business, ensuring that KPM continues its successful project delivery across all sectors. I eagerly anticipate honing my skills and abilities within a company committed to employee and business growth.”
Kashif Fakih, Director at KPM, lauded Sweeney’s appointment, stating, “Brian’s stellar reputation and extensive industry experience make him a perfect fit for this pivotal role at KPM. I have full confidence in Brian’s ability to oversee complex projects, lead teams efficiently, and cultivate crucial stakeholder relationships that foster valuable partnerships. Brian’s emphasis on streamlining processes for enhanced project delivery and his passion for engineering innovation align seamlessly with KPM’s organizational objectives. As KPM forges ahead on its growth trajectory, I am convinced that Brian will play a pivotal role in propelling the company to new heights.”
Brian Sweeney holds a Meng (Hons) in Civil Engineering and is a Chartered Member: MICE CEng at the Institution of Engineering. His appointment at KPM Engineering marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards engineering excellence and growth.