SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins appoints Kash Hadipour as Vice-President and Senior Division Manager

February 13, 2019

California, United States – Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has hired Kash Hadipour, PHD, PE, to join its Intermodal business unit as a Vice-President and Senior Division Manager, where he will focus on growing the company’s aviation business in the western United States. Hadipour brings more than 32 years of experience as a civil engineer and transportation program manager, specializing in aviation.

“Kash is an established leader in the aviation industry, with a strong track record of proven success working on complex airside, landside and terminal projects around the world, ” said Justin Jones, Intermodal Business Unit Director, SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business. “His broad depth of industry knowledge and practical experience will be instrumental to our success as more domestic and international airports expand their facilities and services.”

In his new role, Kash will work to expand the company’s aviation footprint in the western U.S. He will provide project management services and expertise to clients, while seeking new markets to enter into and grow the firm’s industry presence. In addition to his career in aviation, Kash was also an adjunct professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada, where he taught design and construction courses. He is currently an affiliate with the University of California in Irvine, where he leads a transportation design course. Kash holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Sussex and a masters and Ph.D. in Civil/Transportation Engineering from the University of Alberta.

For more than 50 years, SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been assisting airports and government agencies across the globe meet the constantly evolving demands of air travel, and has provided airport improvement program services to more than 40 of the top 50 airports in the U.S.

Notes to editors:About Atkins
Atkins ( is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing over 18, 300 people across the UK, North America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe. We build long term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. You can view Atkins’ recent projects on our website.About SNC-Lavalin
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors.
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