project technical leader – Brent Cross, phase 1b,
Since joining Laing O’Rourke at the start of 2014 John initially led the Civil Engineering team in their Engineering Excellence Group, developing products and processes that enable offsite delivery across several infrastructure sectors. He is currently Project Technical Leader for the extension of Brent Cross Shopping Centre, coordinating the Design and Digital teams for this £700 million project.
Previously John has thirty years of international experience with Arup and Atkins across a wide range of project types. Based in London, Los Angeles, Bangalore and Hong Kong, he led the design of the Canary Wharf Jubilee Line Station, the Reichstag, T5 Heathrow, the Hollywood Bowl and a 180m span retractable baseball stadium roof. Whilst Chair of Atkins’ Structural Network he led the development of a 170-strong offshoring team in India, delivered stations for MTR from Hong Kong and worked on site constructing Class 1 nuclear buildings.
John is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, sits on the UK steering group for IABSE and is the Senior Leadership Ally for LOR Pride.