Laking joins Ramboll Environ’s Europe and Africa Division (EUA) as President and Senior Director. His new role sees Laking take responsibility for client development and the hiring of senior talent for the region. In addition, as part of the firm’s sustainable growth strategy in the face of changing market conditions, he is tasked with developing acquisition targets and further broadening the firm’s Sub-Saharan Africa footprint.
Laking comments that it has “been a fantastic journey” towards stepping into the leadership of Ramboll Environ’s Europe and Africa operations. He adds, “I am also excited by the new challenge of focusing on our key clients and aligning our strategy to their current and emerging needs for reaching their environmental and societal goals.”
“The Ramboll Environ management team is delighted that Steve has joined us. He embodies our culture of consulting excellence, our entrepreneurial spirit and our core values,” says Thomas Vetrano, President and Managing Director of Ramboll Environ. “We are confident that Steve’s experience, leadership skills and consulting acumen position him well to build on the profitable growth, evolution and development that José has consistently driven throughout the region during the past eight years.”