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Kevin Underwood

Global Leader of Leisure and Culture

Kevin Underwood’s expertise is in the areas of, Urban Regeneration, Leisure, Commercial and Retail.
Kevin leads AECOM Design + Planning’s international masterplanning, urban design and landscape design work and have projects in the Middle East, Russia, Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.
In Masterplanning and Urban Regeneration current projects include the Msheireb Heart of Doha in Qatar, creating a unique modern Islamic city rooted in the past. As the global leader of AECOM’s resorts, leisure and tourism projects Kevin works with the world’s major hotel operators and his focus is on combining the finest hospitality with economic, environmental and social sustainability. The landscape design projects range from the settings for corporate HQs to campus design – among the largest schemes underway is Education City in Qatar, where academic institutions, including US universities Cornell, Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon, will enjoy a beautiful and sustainable landscaped setting of more than 1000 hectares. Kevin is also Principal in charge of Lusail Expressway Artscape Works in Qatar.