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Michael Dyke is new MD of HS2 contractor Balfour Beatty Vinci JV

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The Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture, which has two civil engineering contracts from HS2 for work between the Long Itchington Wood Green tunnel and the connection with the West Coast main line, worth a combined total of around £5 billion, has announced the appointment of Michael Dyke as managing director.

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and has been responsible for managing large infrastructure projects, programmes and businesses across many regions and sectors. Most recently, he was chief executive officer for eight2O, the water alliance that brought together Thames Water and seven other global contracting and consulting businesses.

Speaking of his appointment, Michael Dyke said: “This is a particularly exciting time to be joining Balfour Beatty Vinci, having received Notice to Proceed for the main works civil engineering contracts last month.

“I look forward to working alongside HS2, and our expert people and supply chain partners, to safely and successfully deliver this critical piece of national infrastructure.”

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