Mark Thurston: CEO, HS2 Ltd.
joined HS2 as CEO in March 2017.
Mark was Managing Director for Europe at CH2M.
Mark had P&L responsibility for a business with some 3500 employees
that spanned the UK and continental Europe, operating in the Transportation,
Water, Environment and Nuclear and Industrial Technologies sectors. With more than 25 years’ experience in project
and programme management, Mark has worked in both the public and private
sectors on some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects.
CH2M Mark spent a significant amount of time in leadership roles on major
programmes, including three years as Strategic Projects Director on Crossrail,
leading the Programme Partner joint venture Transcend.
to this Mark was Programme Delivery Manager on the London 2012 Olympic &
Paralympic Games, where he led the Power Lines Under Grounding project and the
£500m Structures, Bridges and Highways programme on behalf of the CLM delivery
Mark is a Visiting
Professor at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management at
University College London and is an honorary Fellow of the Institution of Civil
Engineers and the Association for Project Management.