Alan Cumming, who was in charge of procurement at the energy giant, appointed to government agency


Highways England has appointed former EDF procurement boss Alan Cumming as a non-executive director.

He joins the board of the government agency, which looks after more than 4,300 miles of motorways and main trunk roads, for a period of three years and replaces Tom Smith.

Cumming (pictured) has been capital projects and engineering director at waste management company Viridor since February 2013.

He was previously a non-executive director of the Advance Manufacturing Centre at the University of Sheffield, deputy project director at EDF and director of projects for British Energy.