New MD for Balfour Beatty Scotland and Ireland

By Lucy Dixon
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure company, has appointed Hector MacAulay as Managing Director for its regional construction and civil eng...

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure company, has appointed Hector MacAulay as Managing Director for its regional construction and civil engineering business in Scotland and Ireland.

MacAulay has three decades of experience within the civil engineering and construction industry, including 26 years with Balfour Beatty during which time he has held significant roles as Managing Director of the Southern Regional Civil Engineering business and his most recent role as Managing Director for the Edinburgh Delivery Unit. 

He said: “I am delighted to be appointed to my new role for a company I have been dedicated to for most of my professional career. I am passionate about building the business and reputation of Balfour Beatty through a first class, customer focused service and delivering great projects that utilise our industry leading engineering expertise. I strongly believe the construction industry has a duty and a responsibility to support and enhance the communities within which it operates and to leave a lasting and sustainable legacy when it moves on.”

His role will entail responsibility for all of Balfour Beatty's construction and civil engineering activities across Scotland and Ireland, which has an annual turnover of circa £400million, and operates out of delivery units based in Edinburgh, Paisley, Aberdeen and Dublin.

Balfour Beatty is currently delivering projects across Scotland and Ireland including student accommodation at Holyrood, Kennedy Street in Glasgow and St Peter Street in Aberdeen; the New Portobello High School in Edinburgh; the NHS Ayrshire & Arran Acute Mental Health and Community Hospital project in Irvine and the major extension to the Clyde Windfarm; new mainline Railway stations at Edinburgh Gateway and Dundee, and a number of major infrastructure packages in the North East including the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, A96 Inveramsey Bridge and the Third Don Crossing in Aberdeen and in Ireland the Ireland Primary Care Centres PPP Project.

Follow @ConstructionGL


Featured Articles

All you need to know about Saudi real estate developer ROSHN

Saudi Arabia’s leading real estate developer, ROSHN, is building communities covering 200 million sqm to help boost home ownership to 70% by 2030

Arcadis signs collaboration with Canadian start-up Niricson

Agreement will combine Arcadis’ expertise with Niricson’s predictive analytics platform to develop a non-invasive way to safely inspect and monitor concret

Italy’s Cannon Artes wins $31m Egyptian desalination project

Turnkey contract win from SOPC will see Italian firm deliver an integrated desalination & demineralisation plant as part of modernisation of Suez refinery

Saudi Arabia to build three new stadiums for Asian Cup 2027

Construction Projects

Neoen’s Storen Power Reserve begins construction in Sweden

Construction Projects

Masdar works with African countries on renewable projects

Construction Projects