Mott MacDonald appoints Liz King as managing director of its India business

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Mott MacDonald appoints Liz King as managing director of its India business

Mott MacDonald has appointed Liz King as managing director of its India business. She will develop Mott MacDonald's position as a leading management, engineering and development consultancy.

Liz is a chartered engineer, fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and joined Mott MacDonald over 30 years ago. Most recently she managed the consultancy's integrated transport division, which is about connecting local and international communities through multi-modal transport and economic regeneration.

Prior to this, Liz was director of Mott MacDonald's highways division, which offers design, environmental, acoustic and pavement engineering services, as well as public-private partnerships advisory expertise. Earlier in her career she worked in the area of structural durability and repair for multiple clients on operations, critical maintenance, repair and strengthening strategies.

For over 40 years, Mott MacDonald has been helping shape much of India's transport infrastructure, from airports and metros to ports and transport planning. The consultancy has been providing comprehensive multidisciplinary planning and design engineering on the high profile Delhi Metro project for over a decade.

It is also designing and supervising construction of new metros in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Kolkata, as well as acting as safety advisor on Mumbai Metro. Employing 1200 people in nine offices, Mott MacDonald also operates in the industry, water, environment, education and health sectors. The consultancy is tackling the water and sanitation needs of Mumbai, the world's fifth most populous city and is also working with the Indian government to identify strengths and weaknesses in the national school system to improve education for 200 million children.

Commenting on her appointment, Liz said:

"India is a significant market for Mott MacDonald and through the broad range of services we offer we're perfectly placed to support public and private organisations on the country's most significant projects."

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