After four years with Mott MacDonald, Professor Denise Bower OBE has been appointed to the executive board of the company as Group external engagement director.

In assuming the role, Bower will be responsible for client and partner relationships, thought leadership activity and driving improvements in the delivery of major projects at the global management, engineering and development consultancy.

Mike Haigh, Mott MacDonald executive chair, said: “For many years Denise has been a champion of the need for improved project delivery, something close to our hearts here in Mott MacDonald. We wish Denise the very best in her new role.”

Bower is probably best known for her role as the executive director of the Major Projects Association and as Professor in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds. 

Alongside this, Bower has worked closely with the Infrastructure and Projects Authority to improve major project preparation and delivery through Routemap Ltd, in her capacity as a member of the Infrastructure Client Group.

Bower said of the appointment: “I am delighted to be joining the Group board of Mott MacDonald to closely with my new colleagues to work with our clients and partners in an inclusive and socially responsible way.”

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14th January 2020