Aecom Middle East has appointed former Faithful+Gould executive David Clifton, who will act as the consultancy's director of strategy and growth for its construction services business. 

Clifton will lead the division of Aecom Middle East that provides construction management, supervision and programme management services to major projects in the region. These include the Midfield Terminal Complex and Warner Bros World in Abu Dhabi, King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and various Ministry of Housing projects in Saudi Arabia that cannot be named.

Prior to joining to the Aecom, Clifton Faithful+Gould's regional development director.

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On his new role, Clifton said: "This is a really exciting time to be in the industry due to the immense developments that are coming on stream and in the pipeline. I’m delighted to have joined Aecom, a company with global resources and depth of regional talent that can support clients to realise their dreams."