Balfour Beatty appoints Gavin Russell as Infrastructure Investments CEO

Gavin Russell

Balfour Beatty announces the appointment of Gavin Russell as CEO of its Infrastructure Investments business

Russell will be responsible for the company’s £1.1 billion Infrastructure Investments portfolio across the UK and US. He will report to Leo Quinn, the Group Chief Executive.

He joined Balfour Beatty in 2014 and has had a number of strategic roles within Balfour Beatty, most recently as Finance Director of Balfour Beatty’s Major Projects, Highways and Investments businesses. Previously, he was Group Financial Controller.

‘Infrastructure Investments has a strong trajectory’

Leo Quinn, Balfour Beatty Group chief executive, said: “Our Infrastructure Investments business has long been core to Balfour Beatty’s business model.

“With a continuation of its strategy of investment in attractive new opportunities and disposal of assets timed to optimise value and maximise returns, Infrastructure Investments has a strong positive trajectory. I am therefore delighted to appoint Gavin as CEO with responsibility for driving the portfolio forward.”

Russell is a testament to the organisation’s ongoing commitment to attracting, developing and retaining talented individuals to provide the high-quality leadership required to drive forward world-class infrastructure.

Gavin Russell, CEO, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Investments, added: “I look forward to leading the Infrastructure Investments business and further developing the portfolio of high-quality assets Balfour Beatty has created for the benefit of all stakeholders.”


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