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David Smart

Director, Ports

Email: david.smart@advisian.com

Phone: +44 20 8326 5026 (office)

Office: London

My Experience

  • BEng (Civil)
David is Chartered Civil Engineer with over 41 years’ experience who specializes in large infrastructure projects with marine, coastal, offshore and pipeline scopes and particularly those involving significant jetties and breakwaters. David is a first class strategic thinker, planner and global coordinator, who is also a good leader and organizer. David joined WorleyParsons in 2009 and is based in our London offices. David holds the position of Director Ports & Marine Terminals and he is responsible for leading our business of the ports and marine sector in London including the provision of strategic, commercial, procurement, practical and technical marine support to major projects globally. He has worked on all phases of projects from feasibility studies to project delivery and EPCM services particularly centred on:

• Ports, jetties, outfalls, breakwaters, dredging, reclamation
• LNG terminals, SPM’s, landfalls, rock dumping
• CNG Projects

Prior to joining WorleyParsons, David worked in the offshore marine construction and dredging industry for Van Oord & Zanen Verstoep for a total of 28 years. During this period he worked in multiple roles starting in project management and thereafter as Managing Director in the UK, then Area Director in Asia Pacific. His last role for Van Oord was as Global Business Development Manager for the Offshore Division.