Atkins has hired Phill Todd from engineering group Fluor as group managing director for major projects

Phil Todd

Todd will report to Donald Lawson, a member of the Akins senior leadership team and chief executive of subsidiary Faithful + Gould.

Todd and his team will hold an international brief, Atkins said.

Atkins’ chief executive officer, Prof Dr Uwe Krueger, said: “The appointment of a Group Major Projects director is a strategically important step for Atkins as we look to increase our focus on winning and delivering large and complex projects. We welcome Phil, who brings a wealth of experience to Atkins.”

Todd said: “Atkins is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies - with an impressive technical capability providing solutions to today’s engineering challenges. I look forward to leading the major projects unit supporting Atkins’ dual strategies for growth and execution excellence.”