4 November 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 innovative infrastructure solutions company operating in the UK’s energy, water and transportation markets.
Previously Andrew 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, and projects in the United Kingdom.
Andrew currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Yorkshire Water and is 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.
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 forefront of the 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.”
“The latest member to the Board reflects a group of innovative leaders who have got obvious 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.”
After nine years of service, Professor Minoo Patel retired from the Board of Directors on 30 September 2019. Andrew Wyllie will replace him as a Non-Executive Director.
BMT's board and staff thank Professor Patel for his dedicated service to BMT and wish him well in his retirement, following his long and distinguished career in the industry.