Ibrahim Atta-Apau

Director, Digital Twin Lead, Atkins Acuity - UAE

I am a Chartered Engineer with 20 years of experience delivering large infrastructure projects in the Rail, Highways, Aviation, Property, Utilities and Government sectors. 


I lead a global service line for Atkins Acuity, the Advisory arm of SNC-Lavalin Atkins, focusing on Strategic Asset Management, Digital Engineering Solutions and Smart Cities. Our mission is to analyze our Clients’ business, identify efficiencies through a strategic AM approach, and optimize their existing processes by introducing automation and technology to meet desired business outcomes. 


In addition to my regional role, I am also the SNC-Lavalin Global Programme Lead for Digital Twins. My role involves building our internal capabilities to deliver value-added Digital Twins to our Clients. 

Takes part in

  • Digital Built World SummitView Full Event
  • 16:50 - 17:30

    Panel discussion – Industry 4.0 sandboxes and the future of digital twins

    For our last panel we reflect upon where the digital twin strategy will take us based upon promising R&D and stronger ESG regulations. We also consider the evolving needs of asset managers in twinning and automating complex business and social systems within buildings, cities and civil infrastructure.  

    Panellists include:
    Anders Logg Professor of Computational Mathematics, Chalmers University of Technology and Director, Digital Twin Cities Centre - Sweden
    Souvik Barat Principle Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services Research - India
    Adam Davis Partner Design Systems Analyst, Foster and Partners - United Kingdom
    Ibrahim Atta-Apau Director, Digital Twin Lead, Atkins Acuity - UAE
    Moderated by:
    Andrew Harris Director Technical Futures & Engineering Excellence, Laing O'Rourke

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