People Moves: Barhale appoints Mark Wood as Regional Director in Yorkshire and the North East


Press Release - UK civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has appointed Mark Wood to lead its operations in Yorkshire and north-east England.

He will take up the position of Regional Director after four years as Programme Director at Keltbray. Previously, he held senior positions at TXM Plant and at Balfour Beatty where he spent 22 years of his career.

Mr Wood will take overall responsibility for developing Barhale's portfolio of work in Yorkshire and the North East across transport, energy, water and the built environment. He will also lead and support the successful delivery of projects for Yorkshire Water. Under the AMP7 framework, Barhale works in joint venture with Enpure, on complex civils for the clean and waste water network. Barhale is also appointed to Yorkshire Water's minor civils framework.

Chief Executive Martin Brown described Mark Wood's appointment as a very positive step for Barhale.

"Mark brings with him exactly the sort of strong programme management and engineering skills which we see as a hallmark of Barhale," he said. "His appointment will ensure that we continue to grow our relationship with existing clients and support the delivery of our business plan targets and objectives for the region.

"Mark's extensive civil engineering and rail infrastructure experience will also add depth to our senior team as we continue to grow our business and increase our presence across the region."

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About Barhale

Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability. 

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: 

  • Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities 
  • Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges
  • Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution Waste
  • Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers
  • UK-wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction Services (BCS Group)

Article Source: Barhale Holdings Plc


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