group head of innovation,
Will is currently Group Head of Innovation and Quality at J Murphy and Sons Limited where he has embedded a culture of creativity and innovation to improve how Murphy delivers projects, via technology, behaviours, also by improving systems & processes, generating £m benefits over the last 3.5 years.
Previously, Will led Crossrail’s innovation team to support the delivery of an innovation capability to the £14.8bn megaproject. Crossrail’s innovation programme was awarded “best example of innovation” in public sector in 2014. In 2017 supported its migration to an industry-wide platform now called I3P continuing the success of innovation and collaboration across the industry.
Will started his engineering career in the multimillion-dollar superyachts industry, delivering projects and innovative solutions based on customer requirements. Then joined a FTSE100 initially as an operational manager then several years as a Continuous Improvement lead.
Will is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Manager and a Fellow of the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange.