Balfour Beatty Vinci, the joint venture that is working as a main civil engineering contractor for HS2, has announced the appointment of Michael Dyke as managing director, responsible for providing strategic leadership for the delivery of its HS2 contracts between the Long Itchington Wood Green tunnel to the West Coast Main Line tie-in, worth a combined total of circa £5 billion.
With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, Michael is a proven leader responsible for managing large infrastructure projects, programmes and businesses across multiple geographies 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.
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.”