Will Bentley To Join The HS2 Project Team
HS2 Ltd has appointed Will Bentley as Programme Controls Director. Will joins from EC Harris where as Head of Programme Controls he oversaw the project controls for successful delivery of the new Heathrow Terminal 2a project.
Commenting on the appointment, HS2 Ltd Construction CEO Simon Kirby said:
“I’m pleased to welcome someone of Will’s extensive experience and calibre to HS2 Ltd. This is a hugely exciting, challenging and vital project and it’s imperative that we have the best people working to meet our objectives. Will has already played a significant part in some of the biggest infrastructure projects of recent times and he will now play a crucial role in ensuring HS2 is delivered on schedule and on budget.”
Recognised as a leading expert in the delivery of complex programmes both domestically and worldwide, Will’s 25 years’ experience has seen him work in a variety of industry sectors including high speed rail, metro, aviation and highways and manufacturing. He joins HS2 Ltd having played a key role in the success of the rail programme for the 2012 London Olympics and later worked as an advisor to the Norwegian government on planning the delivery of Norway’s high speed rail link.
Looking forward to his new role, Will Bentley says:
“I’m relishing the opportunity to be part of such a challenging, unique and exciting infrastructure programme that will create lasting benefits for the UK.”