Emily Spurling appointed as Regional Business Director for BMT in Americas

29 February 2024

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Spurling as the Regional Business Director for BMT in the Americas, a move that underscores our commitment to strategic growth and the integration of our diverse, global capabilities throughout the region.

In her distinguished role, Mrs. Spurling will be instrumental in aligning BMT's strategic initiatives, goals, and overarching mission across Canada and the US. Her tenure will focus on harnessing her extensive experience and leadership acumen to drive business growth across various sectors. This will be achieved through the enhancement of capabilities and the localized delivery of BMT’s renowned global expertise.


Mrs. Spurling's career spans an impressive 30 years, which began in the Royal Australian Navy and led her into working within the private sector in the defense industries in Australia and Canada. Her depth of knowledge and expertise positions her as a pivotal figure within BMT, where she will lead efforts to expand our client base and penetrate new markets by offering a cohesive suite of BMT’s services and capabilities within Canada and the US.

This appointment is a testament to BMT's strategic direction towards capitalizing on the burgeoning opportunities within the region. Mrs. Spurling commented on her new role, expressing enthusiasm about working alongside BMT's esteemed clients and industry partners:

“From engineering and environmental consulting to our energy-focused segments, every aspect of our business is experiencing strong growth potential. I am especially looking forward to collaborating with our remarkable clients and industry partners, working to understand their greatest challenges, providing innovative long-term solutions, and making lasting positive impacts.” – Emily Spurling

Emily's extensive background in forward planning, transformation programs, platform safety and certification, and senior engineering consulting will play a crucial role in expanding our understanding of BMT’s capabilities and propelling our growth trajectory.

Since joining BMT in 2015 as a Combat and Systems Engineering Manager in Canada, Emily has continually progressed through roles including Director Engineering and VP Design and Engineering services, demonstrating her value to the team and earning the respect and admiration of her colleagues and management through her exemplary guidance and leadership.

"We are excited to welcome Emily Spurling into her new role as Regional Business Director for the Americas. Her strategic leadership is anticipated to be a driving force behind BMT’s commitment to delivering exceptional services to our clients and expanding our presence in the region. Emily’s appointment marks a significant step forward in our journey towards sustainable growth and operational excellence." – Guy Tomlinson, Programmes Director

Emily’s appointment has her joining Phil Metcalf and Graeme Nayler, Regional Business Directors for BMT in UK/Europe and APAC respectively, to foster growth through strategic collaboration across regions.

We are excited to welcome Emily to her new role and are confident that under her leadership BMT will enhance its ability to meet the evolving needs of our clients, leveraging our global expertise to foster growth and innovation in the Americas.

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