Balfour Beatty appoints former Network Rail director to lead its Gas & Water business

Balfour Beatty today announces the appointment of Matthew Steele as Managing Director of its Gas & Water business.

Matthew joins Balfour Beatty from Network Rail where he was Commercial and Development Director. Previously, Matthew was Programme Director at Crossrail and Head of Power, Communications and Cooling Upgrades for the London Underground.

As a chartered Mechanical Engineer, Matthew has a deep knowledge of the UK infrastructure market, with over 19 years’ experience providing strategic direction to large cross-industry and multi-discipline teams.

Mark Bullock, Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty’s Rail and Utilities business, said: “I am delighted to welcome Matthew to my leadership team. His extensive experience in delivering critical infrastructure projects in regulated markets will strengthen our client relationships and further enhance our capability in the sector.”

Balfour Beatty’s Gas & Water business operates in the UK and Ireland, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.