Jeremy Beeton was appointed to the Board in October 2015. He has more than 40 years’ international business experience including in Government, corporate, project management, construction and facilities management. He is currently a non-executive Director of John Laing Group plc and sits on the governing Court of Strathclyde University. He was Director General of the UK Government Olympic Executive from 2007 to 2012. Between 1999 and 2007, he was Principal Vice President and Director of Bechtel Ltd., and from 2011 to 2018, he was a non-executive Director of SSE plc. Jeremy is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Douglas was appointed as CEO of WYG on 6th June 2017. Douglas has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, and was until recently Chief Executive Officer of Sweett Group plc, managing approximately £90m of revenue and over 1,500 staff across 18 countries. During his 18 months in the role Douglas established a period of improved stability, creating significant value for shareholders. Previously, Douglas was Group Managing Director, Rail, Atkins (UK), managing more than £200 million of revenues and over 1,700 staff across the UK, India and China.
Douglas is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds an MSc in Construction Management and a BSc in Quantity Surveying. In addition, he was until recently a Commissioner for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, and is both a Fellow and non-executive Director of the Institute for Collaborative Working.
Neil was appointed to the Board in October 2015. He was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust in December 2018 and to the board of HS2 in September 2014 as Director and Audit Committee Chair. Neil also holds Non-Executive Director roles at IFS AB, a quoted Swedish IT software company, Solutions SK Ltd, and CQC Holdings Ltd. He was formerly Non-Executive Chairman of FCO Services. Neil is a Chartered Engineer whose previous executive roles have included some 30 years with BAE Systems, culminating in the position of Managing Director, Logistics and Information Systems.
Marcia Marini joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in January 2018. She has 25 years' experience in senior roles in a wide range of businesses and sectors with private and not-for profit entities, a strong management consultancy background, and has also worked extensively with Government agencies, particularly in the UK. Marcia is also the founder of Ancora Consulting Limited, a management consultancy firm and, as a senior organisational development and change management professional, she now consults with many small, medium and large corporations.