Mario Sawaya

VP, Global Technology Market Sector Leader, AECOM

Mario Sawaya joined AECOM in 2017 to grow the technology market and currently serves as the Global Technology Market Sector Leader, VP across the Buildings+Places, Water, Transportation, Environment, and Construction business lines.  AECOM’s technology business produces annual revenues of over $300 million.  In the last 8 years alone, AECOM has provided data center consulting services in 56 countries.

Prior to his time at AECOM, Mario served as a program manager and contributor for major infrastructure and city development programs in the UAE, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the development of prestigious projects such as Lusail City and Saadiyat Island, showcasing his expertise in delivering large-scale, global, and multi-disciplinary programs.

Mario firmly believes that the success of our industry relies upon embracing technological advances such as design automation and smart infrastructure to improve sustainability and scalability outcomes. Mario is passionate about sustainability and preserving our planet. He actively promotes environmentally conscious practices and believes that sustainable solutions are not only an existential necessity, but also offer long-term economic benefits.