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AECOM names new chief counsel for ANZ

Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has appointed a new chief counsel for Australia and New Zealand.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 02 July 2024 Corporate Counsel
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Reid Grund (pictured) has been appointed as the chief counsel in ANZ for AECOM, a role in which he is set to lead the company’s Australian and New Zealand legal team to ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements.

He brings, the company said in a statement, more than two decades of experience in the infrastructure sector, focusing on major projects, engineering, construction, and corporate law.


He previously served as AECOM’s chief counsel for the Middle East and Africa and was its assistant chief counsel (corporate) and senior corporate counsel in ANZ.

He has also been a senior lawyer with Linking Melbourne Authority and a lawyer at BigLaw firm MinterEllison.

Grund will be based in Adelaide.

Speaking about the appointment, AECOM chief executive in ANZ, Mark McManamny, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Reid to our leadership team in Australia and New Zealand.”

“Reid is an accomplished leader and a highly respected, strategic corporate counsel with more than a decade of experience at AECOM. I know we are in safe hands with Reid’s passion for our business, his care for people and his commitment to our clients and projects.”

Grund said: “I am excited to return to AECOM’s Australia and New Zealand business to lead our dedicated team in driving projects that accelerate the energy transition, improve the resilience of our infrastructure, and create sustainable legacies for our communities.”