September. We’ve seen more Brexit controversy, the Ryanair ‘flightmare’ and John McDonnell promising Labour would renationalise; rail, water, energy, Royal Mail and PFI contracts.
But who’s been coming and going in transport and infrastructure this month?
Alison Munro retires as Managing Director of Phase 2. She has been with the company since 2009, and appointed as MD of development in September 2014 after spending five years as Chief Executive. Former Mace Operations Director, Paul Griffiths, will take over as MD for Phase 2.
Dublin Airport Authority
Dalton Philips, ex-Chief Executive of Wm Morrison, has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Dublin Airport Authority.
Peter Mumford joins Highways England as Executive Director of Major Projects from HKA, replacing former Major Projects Director Peter Adams, who joined City Airport as its Chief Asset and Programme Officer in June.
They have also appointed Alan Cumming, Viridor’s Head of Capital Projects and Engineering, as a new Non-Executive Director.
Mark Farrah has been appointed as Managing Director Regional Civil Engineering and Rail. Mark moves from Balfour Beatty Construction Services where he was Regional Managing Director, North and Midlands.
Mary Grant has been confirmed as CEO, taking over from Paul Francis who is retiring this month. Mary previously held executive roles at National Express, Phones 4u and First Group.
Have appointed John Beaumont as its first Digital Chief Officer. Hewill join in September from the global management consultant, Bain & Company.
Have appointed Mark Whiteling as their new Chief Financial Officer after Tim Haywood left the company in June.
Rock Rail has announced that it is expanding its commercial team with the appointment of Steve Dodd as Commercial Director, joining in November. This follows James Herriott’s recent appointment as Commercial Manager.
Horizon Nuclear Power
Appoints Rabih Hafez as Project Planning Unit Director and James Jones as General Counsel and Company Secretary.
The Chairman and Chief Executive of Affinity Water have announced they will exit the company. Affinity Chairman Philip Nolan will remain in post until a successor is found. Chief Executive Simon Cocks will step down before the end of 2018, after which time he will remain on the board as a Non-Executive Director.
National Grid has appointed Fintan Slye, currently Chief Executive of EirGrid, to run its System Operator (SO) Business from the beginning of 2018. In the meantime, an acting Head – Phil Sheppard – will lead the SO function.
Group Finance Director Zafar Khan has left after nine months in the role. Emma Mercer, Finance Director of Carillion’s UK construction business, has stepped up to the role of Chief Financial Officer.
Former Chief Executive Richard Howson, who took up the COO post after stepping down from the top job at the time of the profit warning, will leave at the end of this month.
Andy Jones, currently Carillion’s Canada President and Chief Executive, has been appointed COO starting in October.
Adam Green, Managing Director of its construction services division and Nigel Taylor, Carillion Services’ Managing Director, will leave on 30 September.
Shaun Carter, Carillion’s Group Strategy Director, will step down from the construction and support services firm by “the end of the year”.
Lee Watson has also been appointed as Chief Transformation Officer, on secondment from Ernst & Young.
Caroline Sheridan, Delivery Director Airside & Landside at Heathrow is leaving to join London Underground as Director of Renewals and Enhancements.
Have appointed David Glennon as it’s new Head of Digital. He joins from AECOM where he had been Director of Digital Project Delivery since October 2015.
Chief Operating Officer Craig Tatton has left the company, “to pursue another career opportunity.” He joined Bouygues UK to head up its Thomas Vale brand in 2014.
Andy Carlisle joins as Airports Business Management Project Director. He was previously an independent advisor to the aviation industry.
Has appointed former E.ON UK Chief Executive Tony Cocker as its new Chairman and Non-executive Director. He retired from E.ON in June after 20 years with the company including five as Chief Executive of its UK arm.
Timothée Lachenal has joined SNCF as the Bid Director leading the West Coast Partnership competition. He moves across from Keolis.
Carillion’s Regional Director for the South-east, Ray Jones, has joined Amey to head up their presence with local authorities within the firm’s highways executive team.