Andrew English returns to Skanska as infrastructure boss

Grant Prior 4 months ago
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Skanska has appointed Andrew English as Managing Director of its infrastructure business.

Andrew English is returning to the business he spent almost a decade at
Andrew English is returning to the business he spent almost a decade at

He returns next week to Skanska UK to lead the infrastructure business having previously worked at the company for almost a decade including two managing director positions.

English left Skanska in 2020 to lead Australian firm John Holland Group’s national infrastructure business and more recently has overseen AtkinsRéalis’ transportation division in the UK.

He will be a member of Skanska’s Senior Management Team (SMT) and report to Executive Vice President Thomas Faulkner.

Faulkner said: “I’m really pleased to be welcoming Andrew back to the business. He has a proven track record of operational performance, as well as a deep understanding of our customers and company values.

“Andrew is joining us at an excellent time, as we look to build on our strong presence in the highways, rail and water sectors. Under Andrew’s leadership, we look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional projects that leave a lasting legacy for society.”

English replaces current infrstructure MD Jonathan Willcock who is joining Costain.

English said: “I’m delighted to be re-joining Skanska at this exciting time, as we look to grow and diversify our Infrastructure business.

“Skanska’s values, culture and ways of working make it a place that people want to work. I’m really pleased that in relocating to the UK from overseas, I had the opportunity to return.

“I’m now very much focused on supporting our teams to deliver projects that meet and exceed customer expectations, including around productivity, carbon reduction and social value benefits.”

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