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Lara Poloni is President of AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management.

A longstanding member of the AECOM team, Ms. Poloni has served in several key leadership roles, including as Chief Executive of AECOM’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from 2017 to 2020, and as Chief Executive of the Australia New Zealand business from 2014 to 2017.

Over a career spanning more than 25 years, Ms. Poloni has predominantly worked in the planning, assessment and development of major infrastructure projects for both public and private sector clients, across key transportation and property sectors. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Infrastructure and a former board member for Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Ms. Poloni is passionate about AECOM’s equity diversity & inclusion strategy and leadership development initiatives and the firm’s client service excellence programs.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, AECOM’s public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Education

B.A. (Hons), Urban Geography, Monash University

Graduate Diploma Urban Policy Planning, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Professional Affiliations

Member, Monash University Industry Council of Advisors

Member, Chief Executive Women, Australia

Member, World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Infrastructure