Costain has appointed Sue Kershaw as managing director of its transportation division, responsible for the highways, rail and aviation sectors. She will join the group’s executive board and report to chief executive officer Alex Vaughan.
Sue has joined Costain from KPMG, where she was latterly managing director of its infrastructure advisory group having been UK infrastructure head of programme management for major projects advisory. Previous positions include director of rail, Europe at CH2M and deputy director of transport for the Olympic Delivery Authority. She started her career with Taylor Woodrow.
A civil engineer, Sue has a strong track record for driving complex, high profile transport and construction programmes to delivery. She is currently president of the Association for Project Management, a member of the Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Advisory Panel and a Royal Academy of Engineering visiting professor at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, University College London.