HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, and MALAYSIA, 1 DECEMBER 2023 – Underscoring its unwavering commitment to Asian market leadership, Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc (GISI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Barry Sum as the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Infrastructure Solutions (AIS), a GISI company. Barry will lead and expand AIS’ business operations across Asia, bringing extensive operation experience and strategic insight to the position.
Barry brings nearly three decades of robust leadership experience to the role, specialising in civil and social infrastructure projects across Asia. Before joining AIS, he had a successful tenure at Hong Kong MTR Corporation Limited from 2019 to November 2023 as General Manager – New Territories (Projects), overseeing the full project life cycle of the delivery of new railway extension projects in the New Territories. Prior to this, Barry was with AECOM (and its legacy company, Maunsell) from 1995 to 2019, serving as Senior Vice President and leading the strategic development of the transportation business in Asia.
Tony Shum, GISI Co-Founder, Board Director, and Chairman Asia said, “I welcome Barry to the GISI family. I am confident that under Barry’s capable leadership, AIS will prosper. Together with J. Roger Preston (JRP) and Hill International, the GISI Asia group of companies can provide holistic, sustainable solutions to our clients as trusted partners.”
Alex Kwan, GISI CEO Asia, warmly welcomed Barry to the GISI family, expressing great confidence in his capabilities, especially in the areas of innovation and technology.
Barry shared his enthusiasm about the new role, stating, “I believe in the immense potential of AIS and its talented workforce. As CEO, my focus will be on fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence, driving us to new heights. We will capitalize on the significant Asian growth potential by tailoring our strategies, expanding our footprint, and deepening our relationships with clients and partners.”