Movers and Shakers in Transport & Infrastructure – The Headlines from August 2022

Movers and Shakers in Transport & Infrastructure – The Headlines from August 2022

The summer holidays are drawing to a close, so while you make the most of the BBQ check out the latest movers and shakers from the transport and infrastructure sectors…


Gwendoline Cazenave has been appointed as CEO of Eurostar Group. She will succeed Jacques Damas who has been CEO of Eurostar since October 2020 and CEO of Eurostar Group since it was formed. Cazenave has been a Partner at management consultancy Oliver Wyman for the last two years.


Alexandra Batey has joined as Phase 2b Development Director. She leaves TfL where she has been for almost 20 years, most recently as Director of Investment Delivery Planning.


Simon Jacklin has been appointed as Executive Director for South West & Wales. He leaves AECOM where he has been Director – Infrastructure, South West & Wales since 2018.

SNC Lavalin

Have appointed Christophe Junillon as Managing Director for Nuclear and Power in Europe, Middle East and Africa, succeeding Chris Ball. Junillon is currently the group’s Director of Nuclear New Build in the region and has worked for the organisation for more than 25 years.


Have appointed Leanne Smith-Perrins as Head of Transformation Advisory, continuing the growth of its new Strategic Advisory business. She joins from Arcadis where she was Business Director and Partner of Business Transformation.

Clancy Consulting

Wendy Stanton joins Divisional Director to strengthen its civil and structural engineering

team. She leaves Fairhurst where she has been Regional Director since 2013.

Balfour Beatty

Have appointed Lee Hewitt as UK Health, Safety and Environment Director. He succeeds Heather Bryant who is retiring in November having spent eight years at Balfour Beatty.

Story Contracting

Have announced that Andy Joy, Managing Director of Story England, will take over as CEO from April next year. He takes over from Jason Butterworth who has been at the helm for the past 6 years.

SLC Rail

Have appointed Andrew Helm as Head of Economic Appraisal. Helm began his career at Steer Davies Gleave (now Steer) before continuing as a freelance consultant.

Willmott Dixon

Have appointed Roger Morton to the newly created role of Director of Strategic Change. Morton joins Willmott Dixon from Vistry Group, where he was Group Change Director, following a 25-year career as an Officer in the Corps of Royal Engineers.


Bernard Conroy joins the science sector leadership team as Building Services (MEP) Director. Conroy joins from Hoare Lea where he has been Director since 2019.


Frank Ibe joins next month as Vice President, Rail Services for GO & UP (Union-Pearson Express). He leaves TfL where he has been Head of Line Operations for the Victoria and Bakerloo lines.

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Author: Jim Newsom

Jim Newsom

Managing Director