Cathy Travers appointed to Mott MacDonald executive board

by Sion Geschwindt
Cathy Travers Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald has appointed Cathy Travers to its executive board, alongside her current role as managing director of the consultancy’s UK and Europe regional business.

As managing director, Cathy is responsible for a diverse 8000-strong team who operate in the built environment, advisory, transportation, water, environment, and energy sectors.

Cathy has spent her whole working career at Mott MacDonald, having joined Husband and Company after graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1988 with a masters in civil and structural engineering.

Mike Haigh, Mott MacDonald executive chair, said: “I’m delighted that Cathy has been appointed to the Group Board – Cathy has been with Mott MacDonald for nearly her whole career, leading many teams and projects and so she is exceptionally well-placed to support the Group’s future development.”

A chartered structural engineer and experienced project manager by background, Cathy has extensive experience in the co-ordination, management, and technical design and supervision of many wide ranging, multidisciplinary projects.

She is also passionate about people, particularly equality and diversity, promoting a culture of inclusivity across the business, and continues to play a leading role in the development of consultancy’s early career professionals.

Commenting on her appointment Cathy said: “I am proud and feel so honoured to be appointed as a director of Mott MacDonald, a company with a purpose I truly believe in and have dedicated my whole working career to. I can’t wait to bring my skills and passions to work with the board, driving the business forward in areas such as technical excellence, digital and social outcomes.”

Image credit: Mott MacDonald


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