Mott MacDonald has appointed Norrie Westbrook as development director for its highways business. Norrie will be responsible for developing customer and partner organisation relationships, business planning, winning new work and managing collaboration between teams.
Norrie is a chartered civil engineer and has worked in the highways sector for 20 years. He has an extensive track record of improving financial performance and successfully winning strategic highways design and maintenance contracts, as well as various local authority framework commissions. Norrie also has widespread experience of improving technical and project management delivery, with a focus on operational efficiency.
He joins Mott MacDonald from Mouchel, where he was most recently highways operating group director. During this time, Norrie was responsible for business development and the commercial, financial, operational and technical functions of the company’s highways business across Scotland and Ireland. He also led Mouchel’s strategic interests on the Scotland Transerv joint venture with Balfour Beatty. Prior to this role, Norrie was the contract director on the Scotland Transerv north west Scotland commission. This role encompassed overall contract performance and delivery responsibility for a diverse range of projects including highways, traffic, structures, environmental and communication schemes, as well as roads maintenance operational functions.
Commenting on Norrie’s appointment, Mott MacDonald’s highways division managing director David Tarrant said: “Norrie is an excellent addition to our team. He brings a skillset that will no doubt make a significant contribution to the future growth and success of our highways business.”