CH2M HILL has appointed Sue Kershaw as the Transportation Market Director of Rail for Europe. In her new role, Kershaw will lead the company's growing rail business and work with the region's Managing Director for Transportation, James Rowntree, to secure and deliver projects in the rail industry.
Kershaw has more than 25 years of industry experience and joins CH2M HILL from Grosvenor Britain and Ireland, where she was Director of Programme Management. Prior to this, she was Deputy Director of Transport at the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA). There, she led on the delivery of a £1 billion portfolio of infrastructure and transport projects, including Stratford Regional Station and Orient Way. She also was responsible for the delivery and management of national rail, road and underground rail enhancements, including the Jubilee Line Upgrade and the Olympic Route Network.
Kershaw also has also been the sponsor for the East London Line Project and was Assistant Director of London Projects at the Strategic Rail Authority, where she established the London Programme Office. She has worked on other large infrastructure projects, such as the Royal Docks, Jubilee Line Extension Project and the Bangkok Mass Transit System.
In her role as Director of Rail for Europe, Kershaw will focus on building CH2M HILL's rail portfolio through the company's technical expertise and extensive programme management capabilities to provide a smart, client-focused market offering.James Rowntree, Managing Director for CH2M HILL's Transportation Market said:
"Sue's wealth of experience in delivering high-visibility and high-value transport infrastructure projects will be a great asset to CH2M HILL. Her extensive background in project management and her understanding of the needs of both the public and private sector in client and delivery roles will help to ensure the continued growth of our European rail business."