GRAHAM has appointed former Kier boss Dave Brown as its new contracts director for highways projects, leading on the delivery of the Highways England Collaborative Delivery Framework.
Mr Brown has experience across marine, rail, tram, highways and power and worked for Kier Infrastructure as a project director of the Wakefield Waste PFI Contract, a £100m scheme involving the construction of a complex waste handling facility.
Dave Brown contracts director at GRAHAM
Recently he has been involved in a multi-billion-pound bid for the Highways England framework.
In his current role, he is a key presenter in the Highways England Highways Strategic Alignment Review Tool (StART) process, which can be crucial to winning work with the government-owned company.
Mr Brown commented: 'I am delighted to be taking on this role within GRAHAM, and I hope that with my extensive experience of multidisciplinary projects and my collaborative and forward-thinking approach to working, I can help the business achieve its operational goals and vision to be a £1bn turnover business by 2021.
'Our civil engineering division has been involved in some very prestigious projects nationwide in recent years, and I am excited at the prospect of leading on the Highways England Collaborative Delivery Framework.'
Mr Brown has always worked on high profile projects, leading Structures teams in the M40 and M1 widening, along with the Sheffield Supertram project, both of which were award-winning.