GHD’s rail business gathers momentum with new appointment

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4 April 2016

One of the world’s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies, GHD, welcomes Mike Grimsey as Technical Leader for rail transportation in the UK.

Mike previously led the rail team at the Transport Research Laboratory, an independent research and consulting company. He brings a wealth of experience, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years in technical and management leadership roles spanning evidence-based research, planning, design and construction.

Mike says, “This is a really exciting time to be in the rail industry, with new technologies and increased customer expectations driving change across the sector. GHD is well positioned to help clients adapt with services ranging from transport planning and strategy to design, assurance, infrastructure and systems engineering.”

John Dutton, GHD’s UK Transport Director says, “We have developed an enviable reputation in the rail sector. Our team is passionate about helping clients build tomorrow’s railway today. Mike will be focused on maintaining our high standards for technical delivery, as well as driving technology-focused collaborations with our partners in industry and research organisations.”

Founded in 1928 in Australia, GHD employs 250 people in the UK with offices close to clients throughout the country. 

GHD’s recent rail projects include a portfolio of challenging development schemes for clients on the Midland Mainline, and in London and the South East where the company has helped to resolve complex issues in an operational rail environment.

 

Mike Grimsey

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