Pair worked at Gleeds for more than two years

Rider Levett Bucknall has poached two directors from rivals Gleeds to lead a new service.

Chris Trew and Peter Baxter joined the consultant as partners this week and will lead its new utilities advisory service.


Chris Trew spent just over two years at Gleeds

The pair had previously been directors at Gleeds for just over two years, both having moved there from Aecom in January 2020.

Trew and Baxter are heading up a team which will offer clients dvice on how to improve their utilities position in construction procurement.

Trew has been involved in projects such as Canada Water masterplanning and infrastructure work at the revamp of Old Oak Common in west London, the centrepiece of which is a new HS2 station.

Baxter has worked in utilities for 35 years and led on projects including 30 St Mary Axe, Imperial College Knightsbridge and the Royal Docks.