Management

Appointment

May 2016

Skills and experience

Skills and experience Paul Golby was appointed as Chairman of Costain in May 2016. A Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Paul has held a variety of roles within the engineering and energy industries. Following an early career with Dunlop Holdings plc and BTR plc he joined Clayhithe plc, becoming an Executive Director in 1992. In 1998, Paul joined
East Midlands Electricity plc as Managing Director and
following its acquisition by PowerGen (subsequently E.ON
UK plc) was appointed Executive Director, UK operations. In 2002, Paul became Chief Executive and later Executive Chairman, stepping down from the E.ON Board in December 2011. Paul was also Non-Executive Chairman of AEA Technology Group plc (2009-2012) and Chairman of Engineering UK (2010-2016).

External appointments

Non-Executive Director of National Grid plc since February 2012 and Non-Executive Chairman of the National Air Traffic Services (NATS Holdings Ltd.) since October 2014. Paul has also been Chairman of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council since 2012. Paul was appointed as Pro‑Chancellor of Aston University and Chair of Council in 2009. He was also appointed as a member of the Prime Minister’s Counsel for Science and Technology in June 2011.

Appointment

September 2005

Skills and experience

Andrew Wyllie was appointed Chief Executive in September
2005. He was previously Managing Director of Taylor
Woodrow Construction Ltd (2001-2005) and a member of the
Taylor Woodrow plc Executive Committee. Andrew joined
Taylor Woodrow in 1984 and worked on major contracts in
Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the UK.

Andrew has an MBA from London Business School, is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and the British American Project. He is also a member of the CBI Construction Council and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. Andrew was awarded a CBE for services to construction and engineering in the 2015 New Year's Honours list.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director of Scottish Water.

Appointment

June 2006

Skills and experience

Tony Bickerstaff was appointed Finance Director in June 2006.
Tony has extensive knowledge of the construction and support services sectors both in the UK and overseas. He is responsible for all aspects of the financial management of the Group as well as playing a major role in the Group’s strategic and operational development. Previously, Tony was with the Taylor Woodrow Group, which he joined in 1982. He held a number of senior management and financial positions in Taylor Woodrow including Finance Director of Taylor
Woodrow Construction Limited. Prior to becoming Finance
Director, he was Divisional Operations Director in charge
of Taylor Woodrow Group’s PFI projects.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Low Carbon Contracts Company Limited and Electricity Settlements Company Limited.

Senior Independent Director

James Morley (68)
BSc, FCA

Appointment

January 2008

Skills and experience

James Morley was appointed as the Senior Independent Director in January 2013 prior to which he served as Chairman of the Audit Committee from January 2008 until the end of October 2012. He is a Chartered Accountant with some 27 years’ experience as a board member of both listed
and private companies. Previous roles include Chief Operating Officer of Primary Group Ltd (2006‑2007), Group Finance Director of Cox Insurance Holdings plc (2002-2005), Group Finance Director of Arjo Wiggins Appleton plc (1999-2001), Group Executive Director Finance of Guardian Royal Exchange plc (1990-1999), Deputy Chief Executive and Finance Director of Avis Europe plc (1976-1989), Non-Executive Director of the Bankers' Investment Trust plc
(1994-2008), Non-Executive Director of W S Atkins plc
(2001‑2009), Non-Executive Director of Trade Indemnity
Group plc (1991‑1996), Non-Executive Director of The
Innovation Group plc (2007‑2015), Non‑Executive Chairman
of Acumus Ltd. (2011‑2012), Non-Executive Director of
Speedy Hire plc (2009-2015) and Non-Executive Director of BMS Group Ltd. (2011-2015).

James is a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director of Clarkson plc and Minova Insurance Holdings Ltd.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jane Lodge (61)
FCA, BSc

Appointment

August 2012

Skills and experience

Jane Lodge was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in August 2012 and was appointed Chair of the Audit Committee with effect from the end of October 2012.
Prior to this Jane spent 35 years at Deloitte LLP (UK), 25 as an
audit partner advising global companies, particularly in the
manufacturing, house-building and property and construction sectors. She was senior partner of the Birmingham office and the Deloitte UK Manufacturing
Industry Sector. Jane was previously a Non-Executive
Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, Moorgate Industries Limited (2014-2015) and a Non‑Executive Director of Black Country Living Museum Trust Limited.

Jane is a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Devro PLC, DCC plc and Sirius Minerals plc. Non‑Executive Director, Bromsgrove School Foundation.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Alison Wood (53)
MBA, BA

Appointment

February 2014

Skills and experience

Alison Wood was appointed as a Non-Executive Director with
effect from 1 February 2014 and was appointed as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee from the beginning of April
2014. Alison is the former Global Director of Strategy and
Corporate Development at National Grid plc (2008‑2013).
Before that, Alison spent nearly 20 years in a number of
strategy and leadership roles at BAE Systems plc including
Group Strategic Development Director. Alison has also held
Non‑Executive Director positions with BTG plc (2004-2008) and Thus Group plc (2007-2008).

Alison is a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and is a Director of the Costain Charitable Foundation.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Cobham plc and TT Electronics plc. Senior Independent Director at e2v technologies plc. Non‑Executive Director of British Standards Institute.

Independent Non-Executive Director

David McManus (63)
BSc

Appointment

May 2014

Skills and experience

David McManus was appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 12 May 2014. David began his career with the Fluor Corporation (1975-1980) after graduating in civil engineering and went on to hold a number of executive positions in Shell UK (1980-1989), LASMO plc (1989‑1994), Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) (1994-2000), BG Group (2000-2004) and as Executive Vice President, International Operations of Pioneer Natural Resources (2004‑2012). David was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Cape plc (2004-2012), serving as Chairman from 2006 to 2008 and was also a Non‑Executive Director of Caza Oil & Gas Inc. (2011-2015).

David is a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

External appointments

Non-Executive Chairman of Rockhopper Exploration plc and FlexLNG. Non-Executive Director at the Hess Corporation.

Legal Director and Company Secretary

Tracey Wood (47)
LLB

Appointment

July 2008

Skills and experience

Tracey Wood joined the Company in February 2006
as Head of Legal. She has a construction and commercial law
background and was formerly a partner at Hammonds. She
has had a number of senior roles and was appointed to the
Executive Board as HR Director in July 2008. She became Legal Director and Company Secretary in June 2010 and currently also has responsibility for human resources across the Group. Tracey is a Director of The Costain Charitable Foundation.

External appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee of Bristol Water PLC.