Ahmad Soueid Named President of Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST)
As of July 1, 2017, Ahmad Soueid, Principal and Senior Vice President at HDR, has moved into the office of President for the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST), a multidisciplinary, international society of professionals with recognized expertise in the areas of contamination control/cleanrooms, environmental testing, and nanotechnology facilities. Soueid will serve a one year term as president.
During his tenure serving on the IEST Executive Board, Soueid has helped advance the IEST mission through his many positive contributions such as leading development of IEST's current long-term strategic plan and chairing its first nanotechnology working group. He brings this same intensity and vision to his new role.
“I am honored to help lead IEST, the leading global resource for the contamination control, environmental testing and product reliability, and nanotechnology fields as we continue to provide our members with technical guidance through international standards, recommended practices and education to further improve our industry and the world around us,” Soueid said.
Soueid brings more than 30 years of industry leadership and experience to his new role. He is a registered architect in over 15 jurisdictions in the United States and abroad and serves as a global leader, helping to advance science, technology, higher education, health, civic and justice programs internationally for HDR. He is a published author and frequent speaker at global conferences, recognized as an expert in designing technologically complex and sustainable buildings that advance science and health, improving the quality of life.
For more than a century, HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Our expertise spans 10,000 employees, in more than 225 locations around the world — and counting. Our engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services bring an impressive breadth of knowledge to every project. Our optimistic approach to finding innovative solutions defined our past and drives our future.