David O’Reilly

Company: URS Corporation
Position: Executive project director, high-speed rail

Biography: David O’Reilly leads US-based URS Corporation’s project management team, which is supporting the Saudi Railways Organisation in delivering the Haramain railway. In the past two years, 450km of civil engineering works have progressed on site and major works contract packages have been awarded.

Lord Norman Foster of the UK’s Foster & Partners has designed four major stations; an upgrade of the high-voltage transmission network has been completed and a SR30bn contract for railway systems has been awarded. Previously, O’Reilly played a leading role in the development of major railway, highway and water projects in the UK.

He is a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a member of the Association for Project Management, both UK-based societies. O’Reilly has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in science from the UK’s University of Warwick.

Contact Tel: (+966) 0 503 278590
Company website: www.urscorp.com