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Ian L. Edwards

President, Infrastructure

Ian L. Edwards is President, Infrastructure at SNC-Lavalin. Appointed to this role in April 2015, Mr. Edwards leads 6,500 employees within SNC-Lavalin's global Infrastructure and related businesses, this includes: Infrastructure Engineering, Infrastructure Construction, and Operations & Maintenance business units. He has over 30 years of experience delivering complex infrastructure projects and leading businesses in many sectors and across a dozen countries.

Mr. Edwards joined SNC-Lavalin in 2014 after six years in senior roles with the Leighton Group. In 2012, he became Managing Director, Leighton Asia, India and Offshore, where he led a diverse business of 20,000 employees spanning the construction, infrastructure, oil and gas and mining sectors in 14 countries. For four years prior to this, Mr. Edwards was Executive General Manager, Leighton Asia Limited, where he secured sustainable, year-on-year business growth and significantly enhanced shareholder returns. 

Mr. Edwards holds Higher and Ordinary Certificates in Civil Engineering from Lancashire University in the United Kingdom. He is an incorporated Member of the Chartered Institute of Building, a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.