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Buro Happold

Project and Portfolio Management Consultant, Buro Happold, Storm Water Drainage Project (RCC Pipeline)

START Date: 
December, 2015

t was clear from the offset that a different strategy would need to be developed in Saudi Arabia to bring 21 Projects in align with Western Standards and getting the Project online. After screening all the Schedules I was able to identify 10 Disciplines that almost all the Schedules were missing and develop a scoring mechanism to score each Schedule.

Utilities Co-ordination, Buro Happold, Heathrow Terminal 2 - Multi Story Car Park and Infrastructure

START Date: 
June, 2011

Provision of a Project Management and Planning Services for the Heathrow Terminal Two MSCP, Structural Ramps, Highways and surrounding Infrastructure. 


  • John's activities include:
      • Co-ordination of overall site utility design, protection, diversion, removal and interfaces.
      • Design and management support and where necessary leadership for the Utility Design co-ordination involved with this project.
      • Undertaking Gap analysis of information received and take necessary steps to obtain missing information

    John Aldridge

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    John is a Civil and Structural Engineer with over 12 years Design and Project Management experience across several different continents. Since moving to the United Kingdom in 2002 he has worked for three of the country’s largest Engineering consultancies leading project co-ordination in predominantly Structural and Infrastructure led projects.

    Professional Since: 
    Jun-2001 (19.9 yrs experience)
    Oldest experience: 
    Oct 1999 (21.5 yrs experience, WARNING: 1.7 years variance with Professional Since)
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    Senior Project Manager/Engineer, Buro Happold, Ore Valley Village, Hastings UK (2005 – 2007)

    START Date: 
    June, 2005
    END Date: 
    August, 2007

    Client: South Eastern England Development Authority (SEEDA)

    Value: £20m

    Planning, Cost and Risk Manager, Buro Happold, World Bank Rapid Assessment Framework, UK/USA/Philippines (2009)

    START Date: 
    December, 2009
    END Date: 
    February, 2009

    Client: The World Bank

    The RAF is to be a practical tool for City Authorities to conduct rapid assessment of energy use in cities, identify and

    Planning Engineer/ Project Coordinator, Buro Happold, Atturaif Historical City, Riyadh Saudi Arabia (2007 – 2010)

    START Date: 
    May, 2007
    END Date: 
    February, 2010

    Client: Ar’Riyadh Development Authority

    Project Co-ordination and Design Management of a new tourism destination and potential World Heritage listed site

    Risk and Planning Manager, Buro Happold, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2009 – 2010), Wadi Al-Asla

    START Date: 
    February, 2009
    END Date: 
    February, 2010

    This project involved the preparation of an Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for a high profile site on the outskirts of Jeddah. The site incorporates 5 individual land parcels totalling 120km2.

    Procurement Technical Advisor, Buro Happold, Highways Future Project, Southampton UK (2009 – 2010)

    START Date: 
    August, 2009
    END Date: 
    April, 2010

    Buro Happold worked for Southampton City Council to develop a strategy to find a private sector partner to deliver improved performance and innovation within the councils highways function as a response to the challenges of

    QA/QC, Risk and Design Manager, Senior Planner, Buro Happold, Confidential Project in MENA region (2010)

    START Date: 
    January, 2010

    Establishment of a semi confidential 1300Ha Aerospace City including Airport and Aeronautical Education Zone in MENA region.

    John had early involvement with this project as part of Buro Happold’s Design Management mobilisation where he

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