Ian Redmayne has been appointed partner at Buro Happold. The former managing director of Atkins will be based in Riyadh, helping to drive growth across its Saudi Arabia business.

Redmayne brings over 30 years of global and regional experience to his new role. This includes the last decade spent in the Middle East, predominately in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) where he led the delivery of several world-class projects such as King Abdulaziz International Airport and Riyadh Metro Package 3. As a partner, Redmayne will manage existing clients and develop Buro Happold’s operations across the Kingdom by fostering new relationships.

Redmayne said: “Buro Happold has a fantastic reputation in Saudi Arabia, which is what has attracted me to become a Partner. I’m excited to be working alongside world-class experts with such a passion for innovative, sustainable design. I’ve witnessed a huge transformation in KSA over the last decade, and I feel honoured to be able to continue to be part of the country’s journey to deliver its Vision 2030.’