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Mike Brown to be independent member of Mott MacDonald shareholders’ committee


London’s former Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown, has been appointed to be an independent member of Mott MacDonald’s 20-strong shareholders’ committee, made up of senior Mott MacDonald employee shareholders.

As a member of the shareholders’ committee, Mike will provide support, oversight and challenge to the executive board. His extensive experience of infrastructure industry leadership will allow him to advise on strategies and key issues, endorsing significant decisions and actions.

During his tenure as Transport Commissioner for London, Mike was responsible for all public transport in the capital and oversaw one of Europe’s largest and most complex major investment programmes. He also led the transport network’s initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that critical workers were able to get to and from work and leading negotiations with the government for the emergency funding necessary for the continued operation of services.

He left Transport for London to take on the role of chairman of the Restoration & Renewal Delivery Authority for the Houses of Parliament,

Mike Brown MVO.

Mike Brown commented on his new appointment: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Mott MacDonald’s shareholders’ committee of as one of the independent members.

“The organisation has a unique ownership model, with an ethos based on working collaboratively with clients across many sectors in a way that really stimulates fresh thinking and adds strategic value. This is especially relevant as a model in the strange times we are living in.

“I very much look forward to meeting new colleagues across the business in the months ahead and continuing connections with those I already know.”

Mike Haigh, Mott MacDonald.

Mott MacDonald’s executive chairman Mike Haigh said: “We’ve known Mike for many years, having worked very closely together on many of London’s recent major projects, and I’m thrilled to be continuing our long association.

“Mike’s insights, knowledge and passion for infrastructure as a means to improving society, will be invaluable to us, as we seek to enhance the social outcomes of our work and make the communities in which we live and work better.

“I know our colleagues will be excited by what we will learn from Mike.”


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