Skanska hires Morgan Sindall rail boss

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Skanska has appointed Morgan Sindall manager James Corker to pb its obstruction unit.

Corker volition articulation the UK limb of the Stockholm-headquartered operation elephantine connected 20 June arsenic operations manager for rail.

He has spent the past 4 years arsenic country manager astatine Morgan Sindall, wherever helium was liable for obstruction projects. Prior to that helium worked for Spencer Group and VolkerFitzpatrick among different companies successful the industry.

Skanska said Corker had “extensive” obstruction experience, arsenic good arsenic expertise successful lawsuit narration management, operational ratio and concern leadership.

He volition absorption connected ensuring safe, accordant and sustainable task delivery, the steadfast said, and has acquisition creating inclusive cultures.

Jonathan Willcock, managing manager of Skanska’s infrastructure business, said: “We person breathtaking maturation plans for the future, and James’ capabilities – including his cognition and knowing of our markets, aligned with his lawsuit absorption – volition enactment the strategical improvement of our business.

“James besides has a precise wide alignment with our civilization and values. He volition supply leadership, supporting our operational teams to present palmy projects that permission a lasting payment for society.”

Projects that Corker has helped to present implicit a 20-year vocation see the £169m Werrington Grade Separation connected the East Coast Mainline, the £200m Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) and a £259m remodelling of King’s Cross Station.

He has besides led operations teams successful the highways, power, atomic and h2o sectors.

Corker said: “I’m delighted to beryllium joining Skanska astatine this breathtaking time. It’s an highly nonrecreational and well-run concern that has, and continues to deliver, immoderate of the country’s largest and astir analyzable infrastructure projects.”