Parsons to Address Physical and Cyber Risks to Energy Infrastructure at International Conference in Abu Dhabi

PASADENA, CA (January 11, 2017) – Parsons announced that Tom Feldhausen, Senior Vice President and Federal International Strategy Director, will speak at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum on Friday, January 13, 2017, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Mr. Feldhausen will participate in the panel discussion about Physical and Cyber Risks to Energy Infrastructure and Trade Routes.

“Given recent technological and geopolitical developments in the Middle East, the operational integrity of the region’s massive energy infrastructure has never been more vital to government and industry leaders,” said Gary Adams, Parsons Group President. “Parsons has developed a full-spectrum security capability combining cyber, integrated network solutions, and critical infrastructure protection for both public and private sector applications. We look forward to contributing to this high-level dialogue with our customers and colleagues at this important Atlantic Council forum,” he added.

Mr. Feldhausen has tremendous experience in the defense and security industry. He is a strategically focused leader with more than 25 years of experience, serving most recently as a Director of International Operations for a leading security and engineering company where he was responsible for driving key business standup actions and supporting day-to-day operations. Before that, Mr. Feldhausen served as a Director of Corporate Strategy for the firm. Prior to joining the private sector, he served as a United States Air Force Colonel, holding multiple senior positions, including Commander of the 52nd Fighter Wing and Chief of the Strategy Integration and Analysis Division of the Joint Staff.

The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges. The inaugural Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum, launched in partnership with the Energy Ministry of the United Arab Emirates, will kick off Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week with the intention of setting the 2017 energy agenda in a manner that will strengthen energy markets, encourage breakthrough technologies, and foster climate action.

Parsons has been working in the Middle East Africa (MEA) region for more than 60 years and has offices in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain. Parsons’ portfolio of ongoing work in the region includes major oil and gas projects as well as highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, ports, water infrastructure, plus hospitals, public schools, universities, mosques, and other public buildings.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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