Former Stantec boss Paul Reilly to take up role next month

Consultant WSP has appointed a new deputy chief executive officer for the UK.

Paul Reilly will take up his new role next month, reporting to Mark Naysmith, regional CEO for the UK, Nordics & EMEA.

Reilly joined WSP as managing director for planning and advisory in 2022, becoming executive managing director earlier this year.

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Paul Reilly starts his new role next month

He has 36 years of experience in the industry, having spent almost 14 years as managing director of Peter Brett Associates and a further two years there after the firm was acquired by Stantec.

Reilly was also chair of the Association of Consultancy and Engineering in 2020.

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“Paul’s experience of leading high performing teams throughout his career has been a huge benefit to WSP since he joined,” Naysmith said in a statement.

“I’m confident his leadership will continue to be a valuable asset towards achieving our goals and I look forward to working closely with him to achieve our ambitions.”