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SMEC is a global engineering, management and development consultancy, driven by a purpose to connect communities for present and future generations to thrive. The firm is supporting the 2023 World Hydropower Congress taking place from 31 October to 2 November in Bali, Indonesia as a premium exhibitor.
With a rich 70-year history of successfully delivering nation-building infrastructure projects, SMEC is committed to having a meaningful impact on people, the environment, and the clients and communities the consultancy serves. In 2016, SMEC joined the Surbana Jurong Group, a global organisation headquartered in Singapore. With a diverse workforce of over 16,000 employees spread across 120 offices in more than 40 countries in Asia, Australia, the UK, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas, the firm is well-positioned to deliver exceptional services worldwide.
SMEC aligns specialist expertise to deliver effective, practical, and sustainable outcomes from initial concept and feasibility to planning, design, construction, commissioning, and operation and maintenance. The consultancy is internationally recognised for expertise in the field of hydropower and dams, with the original Snowy Mountain Hydroelectric Scheme serving as the foundation of the organisation. Since then, the firm has expanded its portfolio to include a wide range of hydropower and dam projects, sharing their technical skills worldwide.
Being a passionate advocate for environmentally responsible hydropower solutions, SMEC actively engages with stakeholders and conducts thorough ecological assessments to ensure the well-being of communities. As members of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), the Australian National Committee on Large Dams (ANCOLD), and the International Hydropower Association, the consultancy is committed to safeguarding the environment and surrounding communities.
SMEC Chief Operating Officer, Southeast Asia and Pacific, Karen Atkinson celebrates SMEC’s support for the 2023 World Hydropower Congress:
“SMEC’s sponsorship underscores its unwavering commitment to sustainable hydropower development. By supporting the World Hydropower Congress, SMEC strives to initiate impactful discussions, exchange expertise, and foster collaboration toward a future where hydropower plays a crucial role in powering economies, preserving the environment, and benefiting communities.”