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07 November 2019

BMT appoints Andrew Wyllie CBE as Non-Executive Director

BMT today announces the appointment of Andrew Wyllie CBE as Non-Executive Director of the Board at BMT effective from the October 2019.

Andrew brings a wealth of relevant sector and corporate leadership experience, having served in executive roles for listed companies for more than fifteen years. He was for 14 years Chief Executive of Costain Group Plc, the smart infrastructure solutions company operating in UK’s energy, water and transportation markets. 

Prior to that he was Managing Director of Taylor Woodrow Construction and a member of the Group Executive Committee at Taylor Woodrow Plc. Andrew has had considerable experience working on critical national and international infrastructure contracts in Saudi Arabia, Ghana, the Falklands and Malaysia, as well as projects in the United Kingdom.

Andrew currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Yorkshire Water and was previously a Non-Executive Director of Scottish Water.

He is the 154th President of the Institution of Civil Engineers and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has an MBA from London Business School, and in 2014, he was awarded a CBE for services to Engineering and Construction.

Sir John Hood, Chairman of BMT Group Ltd., and Sarah Kenny, Chief Executive of BMT, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the Board of BMT Group Ltd. He brings many years of civil engineering, construction and scientific leadership experience, and will contribute significantly towards positioning the Organisation at the very forefront of industry. He joins at an exciting time as BMT embarks on a mission to explore and take full advantage of emerging opportunities in our core UK and international markets.”

Sarah Kenny added:

“The latest membership to the Board reflects a group of innovative leaders who have got very clear ideas about how they would like to see the BMT organisation continue to flourish".

Andrew Wyllie CBE commented:

“I am pleased to be joining BMT Group Ltd. during this exciting time of transformational growth. I look forward to being part of the BMT team and helping to successfully deliver an ambitious vision for the future.” 

Professor Minoo Patel retired from the Board of Directors in September 2019 after 9 years of service and Andrew Wyllie will replace him as a Non-Executive Director. The Board and staff of BMT thank Professor Patel for his steadfast service to BMT and wish him well in his retirement, following his long and distinguished career in the industry.


About BMT:

BMT is an international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, working principally in the defence, energy and environment, marine risk and insurance, maritime transport and ports and logistics sectors. BMT invests significantly in research. Its customers are served through a network of international subsidiary companies. The group’s assets are held in beneficial ownership for its staff. w:

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