Joseph Yau

Managing Director
DPR Asia Pacific

Joseph Yau leads DPR’s operations in the Asia Pacific Region. Carrying strong client-focused relationships with local partners in the APAC Region, DPR offers project management services, and consulting services on technically-challenging projects, applying the newest collaborative techniques, innovative technologies, and construction methods. In strategic collaboration with clients, DPR reproduces the innovations from its breadth of projects, and implements those advancements globally to achieve paradigm-changing project results. Fortune has ranked DPR #10 on the List of Best Companies to Work For in 2014. Joseph was a founding leader of DPR’s Innovation Team, has been recognized in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 20 Professionals Under 40, and has managed large projects in the Silicon Valley for 13 years, leading successful project teams working with clients such as Apple, VMware, Sutter Health, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Genentech, and Roche. Joseph builds and leads teams to foster a collaborative working dynamic amongst the construction, design, regulatory, and owner teams. Having large-project Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) leadership experience, he is an industry leader in design management, target value design (TVD), BIM coordination processes, and LEAN project delivery methods. Joseph holds a MSc degree in Construction Engineering & Management from Stanford University, and a BSc degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.