Mott MacDonald has appointed Karl Johnson as a project director in its management, development and consultancy business in the United Kingdom. Karl will strengthen the consultancy’s commercial and project management capabilities in the energy and utilities market.
Karl is a chartered commercial manager with proven experience of building and managing multi-disciplinary teams for utility and energy projects. Prior to joining Mott MacDonald, he was a business director at Capita Property and Infrastructure for over 20 years. Karl and his team were responsible for managing the delivery of major projects, such as the Humber Tunnel Feeder 9 front end engineering design study for National Grid and the construction of the Beckton Power Station in east London.
Mott MacDonald is one of the leading commercial services consultants in the nuclear and transportation sectors, helping clients to overcome strategic challenges and achieve their commercial ambitions. Karl’s strategic appointment will enable the consultancy to further develop its commercial and financial services to a wider range of industries. These include the power and utilities markets where Mott MacDonald already offers leading technical advisory services.
Shaun Taylor, Mott MacDonald’s director for energy, utilities and process, said: “With his extensive experience and expertise in programme delivery, Karl is a great addition to our business. He will play a key role in developing customer relationships and will generate greater integrated service solutions between Mott MacDonald’s energy and management consulting teams, which in turn will deliver greater benefits for our clients.”