WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff announces latest senior hires

In the latest round of senior hires, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is delighted to welcome the following to the newly combined 5,100 person strong UK business:

Tom Wilson joins as UK head of track as part of our wider rail business in Glasgow. Tom has strong experience in the tram and heavy rail sector, and has been involved in several major projects, most recently the award-winning Regional Rail Link infrastructure project in Melbourne, Australia.

Tom Wilson said:

“WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has an excellent rail sector offering in Scotland and provides clients throughout the UK with railway expertise and an in-depth knowledge of track engineering as a design partner and advisor.”

Technical director David Woolley joins the development team in Birmingham, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained over a 24-year period in engineering and regeneration. David was involved in the enabling works and delivery of the primary infrastructure at Longbridge in Birmingham; – working collaboratively with St Modwen to enable the creation of a new community. Longbridge is one of the largest regeneration projects in the UK.

Chartered Manager Matthew Justin joins as service leader in asset management in the Birmingham rail team. Previously at Gutteridge Haskins & Davey, Matthew has worked on a number of high profile asset management projects on the client and consultancy side including: Washington DC Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Greater Manchester Metrolink (a WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff project), Birmingham Centro and the London Overground.

Matthew said:

“It is an exciting time to be joining WSP| Parsons Brinckerhoff and this role gives me the opportunity to work with some great people. Using my skills as a chartered manager, I will be able to offer support to develop our reputation as a global leader in providing asset management services that add real value to our clients in the short and long term.”

Associate director Richard Lowey joins our Highways and Bridges team in Birmingham from Network Rail. A chartered civil engineer with over 18 years’ experience, Richard has been a supervising civil engineer for the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) training schemes for the past ten years. At Network Rail, Richard was responsible for the management of the London North Western route’s Annual Structures Business Plan. He has also previously worked for Mouchel, URS and Atkins.

Richard commented:

“I joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on the strength of its reputation. I know a number of people in the company, who have glowing recommendations and spoke particularly highly of the culture and attitude. I hope to contribute towards developing the team, strengthening and growing our capabilities and technical expertise, and reinforcing the great feel and culture.”

Daniel Najdrowki has joined the firm as associate in building services and will be based in the Edinburgh office. Daniel has over 11 years of experience having previously worked on large international construction projects with IKM Consulting, Buro Happold and Acts Partnership where he started as a graduate engineer. He has worked on high-profile projects including the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village (a WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff project) and HOME Manchester Cultural Centre.