Helping to improve the quality and quantity of engineers in Indonesia, PII plays a highly strategic role in national development. It is Indonesia’s second oldest professional organisation and most prestigious engineering body, with members comprising 23 engineering colleges and universities, and more than 15,000 professional engineers, including 1,000 registered with ASEAN Engineering, and 50 with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
“My appointment as Executive Director will support the President and Secretary General in managing PII’s operations including membership, certification and networking events across Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific,” said Habibie.
Habibie was appointed together with Danis Sumadilaga and Ilham Akbar Habibie, the institution’s President and Vice President respectively. Danis was formerly Director General at the Ministry Public Works and initiated the Metropolitan Sanitation Management Investment Project, where SMEC is lead firm of the Project Implementation Support Consultant. Ilham Akbar is the eldest son of late President Republic of Indonesia, Baharuddin Jusuf Habibie.
On 25 March 2023, Chief Minister of Assam, Mr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Singapore’s High Commissioner to India, Mr Simon Wong, jointly inaugurated the first SMEC office in Guwahati.
It was an excellent evening at The Eveleigh in Sydney on Thursday, 23 March, where industry professionals came together to celebrate the best in the business at the Consult Australia Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner.
This month SMEC mobilised a multi-disciplinary team to commence supervision of the rehabilitation and upgrading of buildings, runway and ancillary services of Shinyanga regional airport in northern Tanzania. The airport runway is predominantly gravel and grass measuring 2 km long and 30 m wide.
Together with the Shahid Afridi Foundation, we were motivated to enhance and improve the quality of life for the residence of Lora Miana, Mulagori. The newly built filtration plant will encourage the community to adopt healthy habits, provide safe drinking water, and protect the more vulnerable from the risks of water-related hazards.