Contractor boosts major projects, regional and engineering services businesses

Alun Williams

Balfour Beatty has made four senior appointments to boost its major projects, regional and engineering services businesses.

In its major projects business, Alun Williams has been appointed to a new position of executive general manager for the energy and power sector.

Williams previously worked on successful nuclear power station bids for Laing O’Rourke and at Jacobs.

In its Engineering Services business stream, Balfour Beatty makes two senior appointments.

Simon Higginson will join as commercial director for the business, joining from Lend Lease, while Barry De Falco becomes operation director in London, joining from T Clarke.

In Balfour Beatty Regional Paul Gandy joins to lead a major construction delivery unit for design and construction of major jobs in London and the south-east.

Nick Pollard, Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK chief executive officer, said:  “I am delighted to welcome four new seasoned industry leaders to Balfour Beatty.

“We continue to attract and retain the best UK talent and leaders within our industry to collaborate with our customers, drive innovation and improve safety, productivity, quality and profits.”