Sedar, who ran channel tunnel rail link project at Bechtel, takes over from Ian Copeland

Tube Lines has appointed Brian Sedar, formerly of Bechtel, as director of projects, with responsibility for delivering its upgrade of three underground lines.

Brian Cedar Tube Lines

Sedar was previously a senior vice-president at Bechtel, where he ran the channel tunnel rail link project. As project director, Sedar led a joint venture between Bechtel, Arup, Halcrow and Systra to deliver work on the scheme.

Sedar replaces Ian Copeland, who has led Tube Lines’ project directorate since November 2005.

Terry Morgan, chief executive at Tube Lines, said: “Brian brings with him a wealth of project management experience that makes him well suited to delivering major projects on time and within budget in a challenging environment.