Costain appoints Nicole Geoghegan as General Counsel and Company Secretary

Costain has appointed Nicole Geoghegan as general counsel and company secretary, replacing Sharon Harris who is leaving the business in July. She will start and join the Executive Board on 1 July 2022. 

The company says Ms Geoghegan has extensive infrastructure experience, covering the full asset lifecycle, and is an expert in public sector procurement and managing risk. Prior to this role, Ms Geoghegan was General Counsel and Company Secretary for High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd and before joining HS2 worked for a number of industrial and engineering businesses, beginning her career at a top Australian law firm.

Alex Vaughan, chief executive officer said, “Nicole brings valuable understanding and experience from a customer’s perspective, alongside expertise in contracts, governance and risk management. She has a track record of improving revenue and profitability and I am delighted to welcome her to our team. Sharon leaves us after almost two years and I would like to thank her for the significant contribution that she has made and wish her a happy retirement.”

Nicole Geoghegan commented, “I am excited to be joining Costain at such a transformative time for the company, industry and wider society. We have a huge opportunity to make infrastructure delivery more economic and efficient, to improve people’s lives and the environment, and I am looking forward to using my experience in support of this change.”

(Picture – Costain)


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