5 Jun 2019

Royal HaskoningDHV has appointed David Conneely as new Director Project Excellence per 1 June 2019.

Royal HaskoningDHV appoints David Conneely as new Director Project Excellence | Royal HaskoningDHV

As Director Project Excellence David Conneely (49) will set and embed new standards in project management to continuously improve efficient service delivery to clients.

Royal HaskoningDHV CEO Erik Oostwegel said, "We always aim to deliver projects effectively, efficiently and to exceed customers’ expectations. With David’s extensive skills and broad experience in project management we are confident that he will help to drive excellence in project execution supporting our strategic growth ambitions."

David Conneely said, "Excellent projects display top performance in the management of the implementation. That’s a key principle for me, based on my more than 30 years'experience in project management. Projects that excel are professional, innovative and well thought-out in how they apply the principles and methods of project management. Excellent results will then follow from the approach.

I am excited to be joining Royal HaskoningDHV and bring in my expertise and knowledge in project management. I look forward to working within a truly evolving and learning organisation and help reach the goals as set out by the company strategy."

David joins Royal HaskoningDHV from SNC-Lavalin in the UK where he fulfilled leading roles as Project Director, Director of Projects and lastly General Manager. Previous to this he held roles as Senior EPC Project Manager at Gatwick Airport and Jacobs, and International Project Manager at Shell and Agip KCO.

He succeeds Sjacco de Vos who decided to fully return to the business as senior project manager.

Image: David Conneely, MBA, BEng (Hons), CEng, CMgr, FICE, FCMI