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Jeremy Beeton


 

Jeremy joined John Laing in December 2014 as a non-executive director. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with 40 years of international experience in project and programme management over very large multi-site, multiple project operations portfolios for and within government, public companies and private companies. He is also currently an independent non-executive director of WYG plc, an Advisory Board member of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Chairman of Merseylink Ltd. He has also been appointed as an independent non-executive director of OPG Power Ventures Plc. Additionally, Jeremy sits on the governing Court of Strathclyde University.

He was Director General of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2007 until the Olympic Baton was passed on to Rio de Janeiro in 2012. For eight years prior to this, he was a Principal Vice President with Bechtel, responsible for their worldwide civil operations and has lived and worked extensively in the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

He was awarded CB in the 2013 New Year Honours and holds an honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Napier University.