Hatch Appoints Joe Walsh as Regional Director of Aviation

February 8, 2019
Joe Walsh Hatch

Melbourne, Australia— Hatch is pleased to welcome Joe Walsh as Director of Aviation for the Australia-Asia and Africa, Europe, and Middle East regions. In this new role, Joe will lead the development and expansion of Hatch’s Aviation practice, building on past Hatch aviation projects in Australia and South Africa while connecting with the company’s global engineering capability to deliver practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable.

With 28 years’ experience in the aviation sector, Joe has worked for both airport clients and consultants, most recently as Project Director Airports and Airports Market Lead at Beca, and is well connected to the industry. His roles ranged from operational airport management to project, design, and construction management of major airfield infrastructure projects across the globe, including the UK and Ireland, Hong Kong, and Australia.

“Joe is a proven professional in the aviation field and brings a wealth of expertise to the Hatch team. His passion for the industry and the role it plays in enriching economies and communities perfectly aligns with Hatch’s culture and commitment to engaging great people who make a difference.” said David Moran, Hatch’s Managing Director, Infrastructure, Australia Asia.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Hatch—a company known not only for its technical acumen, but also its commitment to innovation, safety, and community. I look forward to growing and developing Hatch’s aviation team while working together with the wider Hatch team to deliver innovative solutions to our clients across the region,” said Joe.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Engineering and is a Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland. He is also a Fellow, Chartered Professional Engineer, and Engineering Executive of Engineers Australia.

Joe will be based in Hatch’s Melbourne office.

For more information, please contact:

Glenn Sakaki

Global Director, Marketing & Communication
Tel: +1 905 403 4241
Email: media@hatch.com