Black & Veatch Appoints Man for Hong Kong Position

Black & Veatch, a global engineering, consulting, and construction company, has announced that Alan Man, vice president and director of Client Services for North Asia Pacific, has been appointed to lead Black & Veatch's water business in Hong Kong SAR, according to a Sept. 22 press release.

Man has 28 years of experience in a wide range of waterworks installations, including pipelines, rehabilitation of water mains, water transfer tunnels, service reservoirs, pumping stations, and water treatment works. He was Black & Veatch's project director of the Tai Po Waterworks and Aqueducts Project, which was the 2006 Global Grand Prize winner for the Design Category at the International Water Association's Project Innovation Awards.

Prior to joining Black & Veatch in 1993, Man worked extensively in Hong Kong and Australia water industries. He worked for the Water Supplies Department in Hong Kong SAR; this included a two-year role with the Power & Water Authority of the Northern Territory, Australia. Man is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and received his bachelor's in civil engineering and his master's in urban planning from the University of Hong Kong.

Black & Veatch has been working in Hong Kong for more than 70 years. Projects include drainage studies, water and wastewater treatment, reservoirs and rehabilitation of water mains. The company's Hong Kong professionals have provided project support for a number of global and regional projects including the award-winning Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment plant near Brisbane, Australia.

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