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International ITS specialist joins WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Internationally-renowned Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) specialist John O’Connell has joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to lead the Australia New Zealand ITS team.


Mr O’Connell brings 20 years’ of local and international ITS experience to the business. His previous local experience includes acting as ITS client advisor on the multi-award winning Airport Link project in Brisbane.

Mr O’Connell will drive the growth of further technical capabilities across a variety of related disciplines including traffic signal control, managed motorways, motorway communications, free flow tolling, tunnel systems,tunnel fire and life safety systems and ITS infrastructure.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Section Executive Transport Infrastructure Scot Coleman highlighted how John will strengthen the team’s services.

‘John will provide leadership, technical direction and he will encourage the development of both the Brisbane-based and national ITS capability.

‘He will support our transport clients in their increased drive for efficiency as they work to extend the life of current infrastructure.

‘John’s insight will prove invaluable in identifying current technologies and providing world-class transport solutions for our clients.’

Prior to joining WSP| Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr O’Connell led an ITS business in the United Kingdom delivering ITS solutions, asset monitoringand Fire and Life Safety Systems for tunnel and bridge projects.

Mr O’Connell is based in WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s office in Brisbane.

For additional information, please contact:

Mary Henry
External Communication Manager
Phone: (61) 417 977 864
Email: henrym@pbworld.com