Niek Niëns serves as Chief Operating Officer for the Asia Pacific Region of T.Y. Lin International Group, which includes 2,100 professionals working on projects across China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Along with establishing and leading the direction, strategy, and growth initiatives for the region, Niek also oversees business development, client service, technical and operational excellence, people, and safety initiatives.
Niek has more than 17 years of experience in the industry, with expertise in engineering, operations leadership, consultancy services, and project management for transportation infrastructure, buildings, environmental programs, and water treatment/structures.
Before joining T.Y. Lin International Group, he served as Chief Operating Officer for the Asia region of a global design, engineering, and management consulting firm. His accomplishments include accelerating and improving collaboration between design and engineering centers in Hong Kong and Singapore and global excellence centers in the Philippines and India to lead digital design work for global and Asia clients. Prior to his work in Asia, he worked in a similar role across Europe in nine different countries.