Gavin Russell has been appointed as CEO of Balfour Beatty’s Infrastructure Investments business.
He will oversee the company’s £1.1 billion Infrastructure Investment portfolio across the UK and the US, reporting directly to the group chief executive, Leo Quinn. Gavin will also be a member of Balfour Beatty’s Group Executive Committee.
To date, Gavin has undertaken a series of key roles within Balfour Beatty, having started with the company in 2014. Most recently, he was finance director of its Major Projects, Highways and Investments business. Before this, he was the group financial controller.
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.”
Gavin Russell, CEO, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Investments, said: “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.”