James brings with him 30 years sector experience, most recently with Carillion where he held the position of Managing Director for the Southern region before rising to National Operations Director for Carillion’s building business.

He joins Kier with a wealth of experience in the Aviation and Defence sectors working in collaboration with Heathrow Airport Limited on the build of Terminal 5C  and with Defence Infrastructure Organisation, where new accommodation and sports facilities at the Royal Navy Air Station at Yeovilton formed part of his southern portfolio.  He will work closely with the Kier Aviation and Defence sector teams supporting the ambitious growth plans Kier has for the sectors. 

James commented “I’m excited to be joining Kier at a time when both Aviation and Defence are key growth sectors for Kier and construction in the UK. In this role I’m looking forward to working with existing and potential new clients and stakeholders to play my part in continuing to deliver a quality sector focused delivery across the UK.” 

Peter Young, Executive Director of Kier Buildings said “ We are delighted to welcome James to the business. He joins at a pivotal time for these growing sectors and brings a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge with him. This dedicated delivery business will ensure a focused and streamlined delivery for clients and stakeholders.”