Press Release

Appointment of Non-Executive Director – Barbara Moorhouse

16 May 2017


Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that Barbara Moorhouse has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 June 2017.

Barbara has over thirty years of business and management experience in the private, public and regulated sectors.

Philip Aiken, Balfour Beatty Chairman said: “I am delighted that Barbara is joining the Balfour Beatty Board. She brings significant and broad experience from relevant sectors and business models, having experience from both the supplier and client side. Coupled with her strong background in the most senior of finance positions in large scale, highly complex organisations, Barbara will further strengthen Balfour Beatty’s Board.”

In the private sector Barbara has held a series of strategic, commercial and finance roles, including Group Finance Director at Morgan Sindall plc, Regulatory Director at South West Water and Chief Finance Officer for two international listed IT companies - Kewill Systems plc and Scala Business Solutions NV. 

Latterly, she has been Director General at the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Transport, supporting policy implementation and leading commercial projects.  Her most recent executive appointment was Chief Operating Officer at Westminster City Council.

She is currently a Non-Executive Director at Microgen plc, IDOX plc, Agility Trains and the Lending Standards Board and is a Trustee of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity.



Analyst/investor enquiries:

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Notes to editors:

  • Balfour Beatty ( is a leading international infrastructure group. With 30,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.
  • Our main geographies are the UK, US and the Far East. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world, including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.
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