BAM Nuttall has appointed Huw Jones to lead the company’s Transport business unit following a reorganisation of senior roles within the leading civil engineering company.
Mr Jones was appointed director for BAM Nuttall’s Rail sector in 2016 and has overseen a period of consistent, ergonomic growth throughout the last five years. In 2021, the Rail sector alone directly employed 750 colleagues whilst supporting safe and successful delivery of customers key strategic objectives.
His new role as Transport managing director will involve continued oversight of his previous rail brief while also widening his leadership responsibilities to cover BAM’s growing Highway’s business.
Ian Parish, Executive Director, BAM Nuttall said: “Huw is part of a new generation of leaders that understands the importance of using his position of influence to create career and development opportunities for others from a diverse range of backgrounds. His transparency, honesty and sincerity through the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired the teams around him to not only survive, but thrive, despite the challenges we have all faced.
“He has achieved this while continuing to sustainably grow BAM’s rail business and maintaining a tireless commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of his colleagues. During his tenure in rail, BAM has become Network Rail’s largest engineering partner by value, we have been awarded framework contracts across the UK and have successfully completed some major infrastructure schemes including Aberdeen-Inverness, Highland Mainline and Ordsall Chord, with more to follow this summer.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Jones said: “I am delighted to be taking on leadership of our Transport business together with Highways Sector Director, Doug Mills and the transport team to help us build a sustainable future at BAM.”