Silvia Bermúdez Cerqueiro

Transportation & Logistics Manager, SoAm

Silvia has over 15 years of international experience in the design, construction and operations of ports and marine terminals and infrastructure for the Minerals & Metals, Oil & Gas, Cruise, Grain, and Global Cargo industries.

Silvia joined Ausenco in late 2018 as Manager, Transportation & Logistics (T&L), responsible for further developing our T&L presence in Latin America. She is well placed to drive this growth, having an intimate knowledge of the market and a firm understanding of her clients’ needs. Before her employment at Ausenco, Silvia held the position of Engineering and Consulting Manager at Neltume Ports, Chile (part of Ultramar) responsible for all port and marine engineering projects for business development opportunities as well as the 16 port operations of Ultramar in South America

Silvia has a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Civil Engineering, specializing in ports, hydraulics, structures and renewable energy. In addition to her management experience, she has worked internationally on the design and construction of port infrastructure, including projects for breakwaters, berths, trestles, and various port foundations. Her education, years of experience and progression through roles in design, construction, and operations & management translate into an ability to anticipate requirements and manage risk on a project. This diverse background grants her the knowledge to successfully take on any project from feasibility study through to design, engineering, project delivery, construction, operations and optimization.

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Columbia
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Morocco
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • USA


Areas of expertise
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
  • Bulk & Marine Terminal Design
  • Construction Management
  • Rail & Intermodal
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
Environment & Sustainability
  • Construction Support Services
  • Geotechnical
  • Site Remediation
  • Water Resources
  • Basic Engineering
  • Facility Assessments
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Port Authorities
  • Seismic Studies
  • Site Planning & Development
Process Facilities
  • Basic Engineering
  • Conceptual Plant Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection & Master Planning
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Construction Management
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Program Management
Minerals & Metals
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
  • Bulk Terminal Design
  • Design & Construction
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
Community Engagement
Process Plants
  • Materials Handling