Michael joins from Nottinghamshire County Council where he was in charge of the £308m operating budget including procurement of highways and facilities management work.
Michael will now be responsible for leading May Gurney’s business development strategy with the focus on achieving growth through new clients, new services and new markets.
He will be based at May Gurney’s Stevenage office and the group’s corporate development, strategic development and marketing functions will report to him.
May Gurney chief executive Philip Fellowes Prynne said: “May Gurney has very ambitious plans for 2016.
“I’m confident that Greg’s expertise in developing new business, new services and new markets will be a very significant contribution to ensuring our success.”