Chandler ran Skanska’s building operations in the UK

Skanska’s UK buildings boss Paul Chandler has quit the firm after 34 years for another role in the industry.

Chandler (pictured) has stepped down from Skanska’s executive management team with immediate effect and will leave the company at the end of this year.

It is not yet known which company he is moving to.

Chandler has held a number of senior roles at Skanska. Following commercial roles on a number of high-profile projects in London he became managing director of Skanska’s commercial building operations in London.

He was promoted to the executive management team in 2010 and held executive responsibility for all of Skanska’s building operations in the UK.

Skanska confirmed Chandler’s departure in a statement.