Peter Williams to become technical director at contractor’s Europe Hub

Peter Williams, Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke has appointed Peter Williams as technical director for Europe.

Williams, who joins from Aecom, will take the lead for technical function across the Europe Hub, focussing on project and digital engineering, design management and quality.

Williams has more than 30 years’ experience in project design and delivery and at Aecom led the firms’ building engineering across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Laing O’Rourke’s group technical director Paul Westbury said: “I am delighted that Peter is joining us. He is a highly accomplished and respected engineer with a wealth of experience in leading project design and delivery, across many market sectors, from the very earliest engagement with clients, through to on-site delivery and onward operations.

“His detailed understanding of engineering definition and design will help us to set our projects up for success and enable us to work more effectively with our design consultants, right from the very outset. I look forward to welcoming him to Laing O’Rourke.”