Alasdair Coates

Alasdair has more than 40 years’ experience in the planning, design, management and implementation of infrastructure projects both in the UK and Internationally. His career has focused on both water and transportation projects working predominantly in the consulting sector. Alasdair joined Halcrow Group Ltd in 1987 where he undertook a number of senior roles including Group Board Director, Managing Director Transportation and Regional Managing Director for Europe. In 2011 Halcrow was acquired by CH2MHill and Alasdair played a key role in the successful integration as the Infrastructure International Operations Director, before joining Network Rail in 2015 as the Route Managing Director, South East.

Alasdair began his role with the Engineering Council in March 2017, having been a registered Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council for 30 years. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)