In this role, Mr. Sallis is charged with leading day-to-day operations and developing the organization’s oil & gas strategy to best position it for emerging opportunities in the industry. Further, he will be focused on leveraging AECOM’s full suite of design, build, finance and operate capabilities to pursue energy projects with broader scope that are well aligned with the Company’s robust project management proficiency.
An accomplished engineering and construction executive, Mr. Sallis joins AECOM after a 30-plus year career at AMEC Foster Wheeler, a multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company. He brings extensive experience in the general management, business development, operations, risk management and strategy fields, including expertise across multiple sectors and countries in the energy industry.
“I am pleased to have Andy in this new role and confident our oil & gas business will greatly benefit from his wealth of international experience and strong track record,” said Dan McQuade, group president, construction services. “Andy is a seasoned leader with significant expertise across multiple industries, which will be a tremendous asset to AECOM as we look to expand our integrated capabilities in this market.”
“I’m excited to join AECOM and deliver to our clients our unique portfolio of services aimed at safely enhancing the profitability of their operations,” said Mr. Sallis. “We have established a tremendous foundation at AECOM, and I look forward to leveraging our strengths to capitalize on the attractive opportunities ahead.”
Mr. Sallis earned a civil engineering degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He started his career as a structural design engineer in London working for Mathew Hall Engineering, which was acquired by AMEC. Following progression to project management positions and international assignments in South Africa, Angola, and China, Mr. Sallis moved to Houston in 2004 – a world capital for the oil & gas industry. He will be located in AECOM’s Houston office.
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