Jeremy Beeton


Dr Jeremy Beeton CB, BSc, CEng, FICE
Independent Non-executive Director

Jeremy joined John Laing in December 2014 as a Non-executive Director.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive international experience in project and programme management over complex multi-site, multiple project operations portfolios for and within government, public companies and private companies
  • Significant non-executive experience across a range of sectors

Jeremy was an Advisory Board member of PricewaterhouseCoopers until October 2018 and an independent Non-executive Director of SSE plc until July 2018. He was previously Director General of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2007 until 2012. Prior to this, he was a Principal Vice President with Bechtel, responsible for their worldwide civil operations. He 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. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Current External Appointments
Chairman of WYG plc and Merseylink Limited, an independent Non-executive Director of OPG Power Ventures Plc and on the governing Court of Strathclyde University.