head of CCP/alliance delivery,
UK Power Networks
Liam has the day-to-day responsibility for managing the delivery of UK Power Networks Capital Delivery Programme, a team of c.150 people and c. £200m per annum delivery programme for internal and external clients, stakeholders and developers throughout the South East Region of the UK including London.
Liam is currently the head of alliance delivery (programme management and delivery) in Capital Programme and Procurement at UK Power Networks. He has recently achieved record project delivery and success as business transformation programme director at UK Power Networks. Prior to that, he was the transmission construction director & engineering manager for electricity transmission at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has worked in the UK power industry since 1997 in design, project engineering and management roles on a number of diverse, multi-million pound infrastructure projects.
Liam is a member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology. He led the winning team in the APM's Project of the Year Award 2009 and the RIBA Building of the Year Award Category for Industrial & Commercial Building of the Year, and was short listed as a finalist in the APM 2010 Project Manager of the Year Category. Liam holds a 1st Class BEng Hons Degree in Engineering. An engineer through and through, Liam has recently relocated to rural Sussex and is enjoying rekindling his passion for vintage farm machinery and tractors.
Liam joined the industry in 1997 and has progressed from a power engineering graduate trainee, through infrastructure and distribution system design, project management, and programme/project director roles over that period. Liam has undertaken a number of significant senior level roles during the past 20 years.
He places a strong emphasis on driving delivery and completion, and customer service – ‘’in the doing, we get it done’’. He previously led the UK Power Network, Business Transformation Programme, as programme director and following successful completion, led the transition and performance improvement phase for UK Power Networks, ‘’a whole business transformation of our new end to end business processes enabled with new technology to improve service to our customers and the distribution of electricity to c. nine million customers in East Anglia, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London.
Previous to the BTP, he was the transmission construction programme director & engineering manager for electricity transmission at the London Olympics, and programme director for Low Carbon London, an industry leading ‘Smart’ innovation demonstration programme. Liam currently holds a 1st Class BEng (Hons) degree in Engineering. He has worked in the UK power industry since 1997 in design, project engineering and management roles on a number of diverse, multi-million pound infrastructure projects. Liam is a member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology and of the Association of Project Management (APM).
He is married to Lena, and has a son called Seamus – his biggest achievement and best project he has ever worked on(!) – family is very dear to him.