PFI specialist apromotes Gary Neville, who has been with the company since 2001.
Neville joined the group in 2001 and has been responsible for portfolio management, acquisitions and disposals.
He will take up his new position of director on 1 August.
Bill Forrester, chairman of John Laing said: “I am delighted to be welcoming Gary onto the Board. His experience and expertise in the financial structuring of PFI/PPP projects and the growing secondary market for these assets will be invaluable to us in our position as the UK’s listed leader in this field.”