Scott Dunn is Vice President for Asia at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), an $13.2 billion global provider of professional design and consulting services. Scott drives strategic growth for Asia and leads strategic initiatives that drive profitable growth for AECOM as a core member of the Asia leadership team. He also leads cross-functional teams in providing integrated services and sustainable solutions for large, complex and multidisciplinary projects across Asia, among them high-density masterplans for new towns and regeneration of existing urban landscapes that have drawn on sustainable and smart themes.
For the larger APAC AECOM group, he leads the River Restoration and Integrated Coastal Management group with focuses on harnessing water infrastructure to protect communities, enhance ecosystems and build social / economic prosperity for our clients.
He has been instrumental in building an integrated practice group with the skills sets to develop and deliver integrated watershed management services.
Scott also is part of the Urban Land Institute as a Global Governing Trustee, Advisory Board member for the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance and sits on the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, Chair of the Nominations Committee and the Singapore Country Council (founding Chairperson).
He is an advocate of sustainable land development and high dense urban environmental design and believes that in order to create great places, one should be both sensitive to the environment and be responsible for the society. His books and papers on urban mobility, sustainability and livability issues are frequently published with local and international media. As a highly regarded thought leader in the planning community, he actively speaks on land development at conferences and events throughout Asia and North America.
For Urban Land Institute, he has co-authored four publications with the Singapore Center of Liveable Cities – 10 Principles for Liveable High-Density Cities Lessons from Singapore (2012), Creating Healthy Places through Active Mobility (2014), Creating Liveable Cities Through Car-Lite Urban Mobility(2016), and Urban Mobility: 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia-Pacific (2017).